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A Half-Dozen New Doves

Over the past month or so, we have had three pairs of Mourning Dove babies in our yard.  Two from the nest nestled in the oak tree.  Two from the nest most precariously perched in the tip-top of the sumac.  … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Dove Love

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Wednesday Wings: Winter Doves

Last winter, I had three mourning doves overwinter in my southern Alberta yard. This is no small feat in an area where the temperature dips down to -30C a few times a winter, but they survived.  This past summer, I … Continue reading

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It’s What Season, Again?

It’s no wonder I seem to be more confused than usual lately. It’s the third week of October, and right on schedule, the Arctic birds are starting to arrive. Rough-legged hawks, snow buntings and tundra swans are being regularly reported. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Mourning Dove-lettes

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Crap It’s Cold Out There

Today is one of those days Canada is famous for. During the ‘warmest’ part of the day, the temperature here in Calgary was -28C, which equates to -18F. There is not the tiniest breath of wind, and a light snow … Continue reading

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Dove Love

Recently, I put up a new bird feeder on our deck railing. The deck is off the kitchen and I thought it would be nice to see the chickadees and nuthatches dart in and out from close range. My intention … Continue reading

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