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Old 10-14-2015, 08:06 PM   #2031
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Thank you, Taxy and Princess.

Weird - I was having my coffee on the patio this morning and a young hawk swooped in and landed on a lower branch of one of the trees. My cat freaked out, fortunately he was right next to me.
Isn't that just the coolest Cheryl? I had nearly the same happen to me when I was sitting on the front porch reading, and a red tailed hawk landed on the porch railing not five feet away. We stared at each other while I didn't move, and could hardly breathe. I think he landed there to check out the very realistic little bunny statue I have in the garden. Gosh, that just filled me with wonder and sure made my day. I love to watch them flying over our mountain, and what a shot you got with that beautiful picture. Good thing your little cat was right beside you!
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Old 10-14-2015, 09:36 PM   #2032
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Thanks, Kay - yes, it's those unexpected moments that take our breath away! (as your sig line says) I can imagine your mountain is a beautiful view from your porch.

Princess, I'm glad your kitties get to watch bird TV - I bet they love their new home! Looking forward to some pics of those gorgeous Wyoming sunsets....or sunrises.

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Princess WiggleBottom (Latté) wondering if she can get that bird this time & Both Latté and Smudge relaxing and watching the goings on. The bowl on the deck is full of sunflower seeds.
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Princess WiggleBottom (Latté) wondering if she can get that bird this time & Both Latté and Smudge relaxing and watching the goings on. The bowl on the deck is full of sunflower seeds.
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Old 10-15-2015, 02:33 PM   #2035
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Princess WiggleBottom (Latté) wondering if she can get that bird this time & Both Latté and Smudge relaxing and watching the goings on. The bowl on the deck is full of sunflower seeds.

Sweet kitties!
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Old 10-15-2015, 03:51 PM   #2036
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Love the pics, Princess! Looks like you have such a nice deck and yard now in your new home. I can just see you and Shrek relaxing in the living room watching your kitties enjoy their view, but your probably busy building shelves. Thanks for sharing some pics.
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I wish I could get a pic of the birds, but they fly away when I approach, by the time they start coming back I can't hold my arms up any longer.

They've already wiped out a pound of sunflower seeds today.
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Old 10-23-2015, 11:45 AM   #2038
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I was driving to the grocery store this morning early and saw this group of birds standing by a water-filled ditch beside the road. There were 10 Wood Storks, two Roseate Spoonbills, and a bunch of White Egrets that I couldn't count because a car was coming up behind me. Glad my camera was handy for once -- just rolled down the window & took a shot.
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I was driving to the grocery store this morning early and saw this group of birds standing by a water-filled ditch beside the road. There were 10 Wood Storks, two Roseate Spoonbills, and a bunch of White Egrets that I couldn't count because a car was coming up behind me. Glad my camera was handy for once -- just rolled down the window & took a shot.
Oh that is fantastic! I would love to see that. I saw a Great Blue Heron the other day.
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