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Old 01-29-2014, 03:55 PM   #51
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Pretty thrasher. I just love them but I've only seen a handful of those here. They have a very nice song. eNature: FieldGuides: Search Results
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Old 01-30-2014, 08:34 PM   #52
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Old 01-31-2014, 11:39 AM   #53
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Our mockingbirds have been coming to drink. They don't visit the feeders but I suppose are eating berries this time of year.
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nice pictures linrose. I love to hear mockingbirds sing.
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Flocks of goldfinches, more mockingbirds and bluejays.
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Old 02-03-2014, 10:36 AM   #56
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nice pictures linrose. I love to hear mockingbirds sing.
Second one down: eNature: FieldGuides: Search Results Ooooo nice. I haven't ever heard any of those around here.
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omg havalotta. You have never heard a mockingbird sing? I'm surprised you don't have them around. Do you ever have catbirds? They are a relative to the mockingbird. Both those birds love fruit. Catbirds have a similar song to the mockingbird. Every spring the catbirds arrive on my property to raise their young. I have heard people complain because sometimes mockingbirds will sing in the middle of the night. I love to hear them anytime. I don't mind if it is the middle of the night.
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My neighbor dumped his leaves on top of my vegetable garden this fall. Today I looked out and saw a flock of robins digging in it looking for worms. One day I had a pair of bluebirds picking through it looking for insects.
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omg havalotta. You have never heard a mockingbird sing? I'm surprised you don't have them around. Do you ever have catbirds? They are a relative to the mockingbird. Both those birds love fruit. Catbirds have a similar song to the mockingbird. Every spring the catbirds arrive on my property to raise their young. I have heard people complain because sometimes mockingbirds will sing in the middle of the night. I love to hear them anytime. I don't mind if it is the middle of the night.
According to the maps both the mocking bird and the catbirds are around but I haven't ever seen any. I'd say it would have to be the brown thrasher that I've only had the opportunity to see and hear twice would be right up there with having one of the Prettiest in song.

I miss the whippoorwills that used to frequent the area. Gone for many years now.
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do you have berries on your property hava? I'm glad you have a thrasher. Whippoorwills wow. Sorry they haven't been around. Some birds have actually been singing here lately. What a beautiful sound that is this time of year. Hey hava, check out my hearing aid post.
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