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Author Topic: Birds in the back yard  (Read 58506 times)

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Online glenn57

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And I always think of Dotch as the farms version of Gomer Pyle.

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Had to laugh a minute ago. A rooster pheasant made a brief stop in the yard then flew off right over the top of the sheep grazing on the hillside. Didn't even faze them. Must be used to it.  :scratch:
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a bad day of fishing is still better than a good day at work!!

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think i went through almost a full 40 lb bag of sunflower seeds the 12 days i was at the cabin. we have 2 feeders for sunflowers and it took them about 3 days to empty them. like i said earlier it sure was great to see the evening grosbeaks, was fun to watch the squirrels chase each other around. for a while now we have had 2 black squirrels, all of a sudden 2 more showed up and i watched 4 black squirrels feeding.

kinda bummed though i havent seen the flying squirrels in a while. :pouty: at one point i counted 6 of them.
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Ya right. I bet there were only 3 flying squirrels. You were probably so popped you just thought there were 6!  :shocked:

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Why are there black birds still here?
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Better your house then mine. :sleazy:
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Had a kestral hawk picking off chicadee's in my feeders late yesterday evening,majestic birds,so quick and sneaky.

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got 5 juvenile eagles out on the ice just 75 yards out..  pretty cool!! 
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got 5 juvenile eagles out on the ice just 75 yards out..  pretty cool!!
that would be cool to see.  :happy1:
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We see an eagle or two once in a while. There are some that hang around between Beaver & St. Olaf lake but never do we see in a group 5 like mikey.

Really had a lot of bird activity yesterday. I'd cleaned the thistle feeders night before last out and scattered the seed on the ground. The juncos were all over that. Blue jays, cardinals, chickadees, nuthatches, downies, hairies, a few goldfinches and a male red belly were constantly on the feeders. Could hear what sounded like pine siskins in the windbreak this a.m. but so far none at the feeders. Lotsa berries and other stuff to eat out there.
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before it was over a 6th joined the first 5!!!  never seen that before!!
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 :tut: no pictures, didnt happ.........oh wait!!!!!!!!! :banghead: :banghead: :rotflmao:
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The usual assortment of common birds around, but we have a pair of otters sitting on the ice about 50 feet from shore. They’re doing a good job of thinning the small panfish population and driving my dogs crazy.

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The usual assortment of common birds around, but we have a pair of otters sitting on the ice about 50 feet from shore. They’re doing a good job of thinning the small panfish population and driving my dogs crazy.

they sure are fun to watch too!!   :happy1: :happy1:
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Sure haven't seen many birds  :confused: even up at the cabin.
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We have nuthatches, chickadees, cardinals, jays, mourning doves, and an assortment of LBJ, also some gray ones.   

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Last week before the snow storm,"robins" everywhere,just showed up one day couple dozen zooming around the back 40 scratching around for morsels of food.

local mallards found my cracked corn last week before the blizzard.

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Last week before the snow storm,"robins" everywhere,just showed up one day couple dozen zooming around the back 40 scratching around for morsels of food.

local mallards found my cracked corn last week before the blizzard.
so how many are now in the freezer!!!! :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
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glenn lol,thought about tagging a few for xmas dinner,big fat northern mallards,but my frezzer is full,ducks,geese ,sharptail a few huns and pheasants stashed away,ran out of walleye tho,dang walleyes we catch in south dakota are full of mercury and other crap from farming,pesticides,fertilizer's etc so we don't keep em,I'll keep a few jumbo perch on occassion for a shore lunch but thats it.

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Was just home a little bit ago and watched the usual suspects bopping around the yard: blue jays, downies, hairies, juncos, chickadees and a pair of cardinals. Also a song sparrow in amongst the house sparrows.
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That is kind of spooky Glenn.  A blue jay would pick up one of our puppies. 

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Red poles, blue jays, chickadees, nuthatches, Downy woodpeckers & Cardinals..... it's what we got.
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I ain't got nuttin for birds  :pouty:
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Pretty much just Blue jays in our yard lately. We did have a female cardinal in the yard about 3 weeks ago. Which is very odd to be that far north. Wish more would show up.
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