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High up in the trees.

High up in the trees, I found a red shoulder hawk and a northern parula. There were also lots of woodpeckers in the trees, a pileated and two downys. Someone had left some seed on the boardwalk. The cardinal was … Continue reading

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Spotted critters at the park

I stopped by Chesnut Park on the way home from work in early August to see if there were any baby deer. Since it had just stopped raining I was thinking there wouldn’t be a lot of people there so … Continue reading

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Cute and creepy crawlers at Chesnut Park

Not many birds around in late July so I focused on the little critters.

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After the rain stopped

The rain never seemed to stop in late June and continued in early July. We finally had a Saturday morning that was clear and sunny so I headed out to Chesnut Park. The swamp that the boardwalks run through was … Continue reading

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Fun flying faces

Red bellied woodpecker Carolina chickadees Yellow crowned night heron My favorite little titmouses. A young mockingbird Northern parula Osprey flyby Juvenile little blue heron in a sea of green and purple. Curious baby great horned owls from high up in … Continue reading

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The punk bird

I recently stopped by Chesnut Park for a quick walk after work. It was very quiet at the park. Not many people there. I found this pileated woodpecker hanging around one of the parking lots. He was bouncing around from … Continue reading

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Saturday morning walk at Chesnut Park

The water was almost gone in May due to the drought we were having. Most of the little ponds were dried up and the deer were grazing in the pond. Most of the plants were looking parched. Little critters. I … Continue reading

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Two parks in one morning.

I headed out to Chesnut Park first and saw the usual critters above before heading to Philippe Park nearby. While waiting for the baby owl to wake up I walked up the small hill that sits on the water. The … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park in late February.

Sleepy barred owl high up in a tree. A few usuals – black and white warbler, grackle and a cardinal. A pileated woodpecker taken right into the sun. A great blue heron flying close over my head. I saw this … Continue reading

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Play date with the deer

We had a short cold spell in early January.  I was tempted to stay in bed under the covers but since I was already awake I bundled up and braved the 50 degree weather (don’t laugh)!! There were only a … Continue reading

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