• Birding
  • Baby Bird Sighting

    The wait is over! The house finch birds eggs (situated in the repurposed sugar bowl of our wind chimes) have hatched. They babies are (sorta) fluffy, (kinda) cute, and (definitely!) hungry. May I present the baby birds living on our front porch: Sorry, Mama Bird, for scaring you off when I came out the front […]

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  • Birds Eggs: Identified

    Just like last year, we have a birds nest full of eggs on our front porch, situated in a repurposed sugar bowl that’s part of our wind chimes. Last year’s eggs belonged to a House Finch and were light blue with brown spots: I’ve been thinking that this year the birds were a different species […]

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  • A Spring Surprise

    As if the uncharacteristically warm weather wasn’t enough of a clue in, the surprise on our porch definitely is a sign that spring is here. There’s a new bird’s nest in our wind chimes! Last year a house finch lived in the re-purposed sugar bowl of our wind chimes and raised one nest of birds […]

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  • A Peak in the Nest

    Remember this darling nest in the wind chime on our front porch? A birds nest by our front door in the sugar bowl of our wind chime sounds so idyllic. Beautiful, bitty eggs and the opportunity for an incredible learning experience for our daughter. Behold, a rarely seen stage in the bird life cycle! Well, […]