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Birds

18 May

The palm warblers are still here!  I know they are only in Iowa during their migration, but I’m enjoying them.

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I’m also enjoying watching the robin with her nest just inside the barnyard gate.

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I’m not sure she’s quite as happy when I’m around, but she’s not too scolding.

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I am sorry to say that the gosling is gone.  They were taking good care of it, but it just disappeared.  I assume a hawk got it.  It’s hard to be a little bird, which is why they hatch so many.  I had a pair of Canada geese in the pasture.

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The orioles are back.

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I’m not sure what this one is.  Any guesses? [Edit:  I’m going with Eastern Phoebe after help from my blogging friends]

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The barn swallows are all over now.

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There was also a little wren.

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If you want to come back and join in Friday’s Hunt, I have the items for this week at the top of my sidebar.

Sharing with Wild Bird Wednesday and Good Fences.