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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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