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Old 01-22-2014, 01:35 PM   #1
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Default Today I Saw (Critters other than bugs and birds) ~ 2014

Tell us about and show us the wildlife that your encountered today.
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Old 01-22-2014, 01:58 PM   #2
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I wondered what that gibberish was on first posting. Glad to see that now it's sorted out.

OK, so here are my song sparrows again to start the 2014 thread. They were eating the broomsedge and little bluestem seeds in the field.
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Doh! I just saw the (critters other than bugs and birds) tag. Sorry! Well if it's any consolation Jason saw a coyote this morning trotting up the neighbors path through the woods. I missed it but did get to see the two foxes last week. There was a pretty well picked deer leg up on the high field path last week, hopefully the coyote or foxes dragged it off to the woods to finish it off. We never did find the rest of the deer.
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Don't feel bad. I just noticed I had put a FOX comment into the bird thread.
I thought I was going bonkers seeing things in double and triplicate until I noticed they just created TWO separate "Today I saw" threads....
One for the birds AND one for the critters of 2014 and then there's also....the PAST "Today I saw" thread.
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Old 01-22-2014, 08:34 PM   #5
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well anyway linrose I love your third photo
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Love them all! Linrose, you've inspired me to spread our little bluestem even more than it spreads itself--AND I now know that we're getting song sparrows.
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Does a deer poop in the yard?
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Linrose! I did reply somewhere to that photo--after realizing the thread where I first saw it was closed.

Beautiful...

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Love them all! Linrose, you've inspired me to spread our little bluestem even more than it spreads itself--AND I now know that we're getting song sparrows.
...that was pretty much my response (that I needed to get mine established...I did winter sow some locally collected seed...and gathered more this year, so hopefully I'll soon have my own patch started. Then, I'll spread it all over! )
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Does a deer poop in the yard?
I know they do in my yard! ...but I've only seen the evidence left behind.

...I've ever seen a bear $#!+ in my woods...but if I ever do...and if I am brave enough to take a picture, believe me, I'll post it!
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Old 01-23-2014, 11:35 PM   #10
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Our little bluestem seems to want to plop itself just about everywhere in the yard. If we weren't trying to be semi-civilized for the neighbors, in a couple of years, our sunny areas could be pretty much covered by little bluestem, a variety of asters, goldenrod, black-eyed susan, blue-eyed grass, and obedient plant. (Actually, this combination doesn't sound too bad.)
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