G for Grosbeaks

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The rose breasted grosbeaks are visitors to the garden from May to about October.  Both the male and female come to the feeders, snack off berries on the honeysuckle and bring their young to the feeders. They will visit all … Continued

O for Orioles

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We love it when the orioles return in the spring.   Their vibrant orange makes them noticeable  high up in the pine trees.  The Northern orioles have two very closely related species … the Baltimore oriole and the Bullock’s oriole. … Continued

The Belted Kingfisher

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We have been lucky to spot the belted kingfisher in a tree across the road from the house for a couple of days – both the male and female. This one is the male belted kingfisher. My husband spotted them … Continued