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Mar 14, 2011 14:15 |  #1

Its been a super busy day at the feeder. haven't finished my suet log yet, but I will hopefully have it done tomorrow.I need a few!

This pleased me. I was waiting for this one to fly in, and the Jays were trying to keep it from the feeder.

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Then this one showed up.so more waiting!
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Mar 14, 2011 14:21 |  #2

Wow, great shots, Flo! Love the Flickers - waiting for more! :)


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Mar 14, 2011 14:27 |  #3

Holy cats! Nice catches there; those are almost as bad as Kingfishers to get in the air.


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Mar 14, 2011 14:35 as a reply to Snydremark's post |  #4

Thanks :o I was pretty happy, and am getting to know their habits by now.I need better glass...


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Mar 14, 2011 15:46 |  #5

Great series Flo. Well done.


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Mar 14, 2011 15:49 |  #6

Great shots Flo


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Mar 14, 2011 15:51 |  #7

Thats a great Flicker catch Flo.


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Mar 14, 2011 17:06 as a reply to L.J.G.'s post |  #8

Thank you all~I think I am going to make a nesting box that I can put closer to the house than the back forty ..


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Mar 14, 2011 17:44 |  #9

excellent set Gail..




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Mar 14, 2011 17:55 as a reply to kmunroe's post |  #10

Thanks Km....

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Mar 14, 2011 18:27 |  #11

Very nice images! Saw your others of the same feeder...these are great!




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Mar 14, 2011 18:45 as a reply to Dano_nav's post |  #12

Dano, thank you.lol.I have these feeders in one spot for a reason, they are close!Once the hummers come around( pretty soon now) three hummer feeders will also be happening..:lol:


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Mar 14, 2011 19:31 |  #13

Oh so beautiful, Flo. The colors in the wings are wonderful.


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Mar 14, 2011 20:23 |  #14

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Oh so beautiful, Flo. The colors in the wings are wonderful.

Thanks Marnie


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Mar 14, 2011 21:50 |  #15

I had a Flicker coming around here and was hopeful to get some shots of him.But thanks to the starling over taking the suet i had out. I haven't seen him in the last few weeks. Hopeful to get the suet back out and maybe he will come back around. Great shots !!


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