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Old 02-05-2014, 07:06 PM   #21
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haaha funny that turkey telling all his friends about the great dapjwy!
It is funny to think I'm part of their local folklore.

I'd much rather be thought of as a "friendly human" than something to fear. It would be nice if this property was considered a safe zone to wildlife. With the bluebirds successfully nesting here and returning each year, perhaps there is some sense of that already developing.

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Hey dapjwy you probably couldn't tell from the pix, but those turkeys were just on the other side of what is left of my huge compost pile (there is a tater fork handle sticking up in the snow)~~~~anyway, I went out there last night and cleared the snow from the pile and spread the stuff around, making the stark dark browns highly contrast to the snow. But perhaps more importantly for the turkeys and others out there.....with the snow & ice now cleared away, the critters have a place they can dig around just for fun, or for something to eat.
With your compost pile...and the grub within being stripped of snow and ice, perhaps he critters are sensing something about you and your yard too.
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Old 02-12-2014, 09:58 AM   #22
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Those are the biggest birds I ever saw!
Today I Saw (Critters other than bugs and birds) ~ 2014-p1040611.jpg
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Oh WOW!
LOOK at the hanging gut on that green and white stripped one!
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Pray tell.... Where on earth did a crane fly come from that's flying about in my plant room today?
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A black squirrel that was so big I thought it was a cat!

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Great photo.
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Pray tell.... Where on earth did a crane fly come from that's flying about in my plant room today?
From an egg?
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A black squirrel that was so big I thought it was a cat!

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Very cool. Beautiful coat.
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Pray tell.... Where on earth did a crane fly come from that's flying about in my plant room today?

Look what I found this morning at the bay window where most of our houseplants are: Today I Saw (Critters other than bugs and birds) ~ 2014-dsc07943.jpg
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Sooooo Does that mean Spring is on it's way? I know it's not coming anytime soon here.
Those little critters must be Wintering over in our potting soil as grubs ha?

We had a warm spell yesterday. Got up to a whole 22 degrees or so. Any other Winter and that would have felt frigid, but because we've had so many days below zero, that actually felt warm!
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