Nature & Wildlife Thread

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    Burd Pond Scum

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    @Burd As I read your post I can't help but thinking it's the squirrel talking:ROFLMAO:
     
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    Burd Pond Scum

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    image.jpeg image.jpeg Open 24 hours, lol
     
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    I feed the wildlife about 25 yards away from the house cause I love animals but I'm very much afraid of them coming too close
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    The opossums visit here almost every night, they snack on the dead bees laying around the hives. Now that all the drones have been drug out they have some nice big ones to eat.
     
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    Burd Pond Scum

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    They also eat ticks in the grass, the raccoon doesn't run if I open the door anymore, I threw him a sandwich, he took it and ran off. Lol. I threw the opossum some sushi we brought home, he loved it. Lol.
     
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    C327033C-CD6E-4EBB-8BDF-D0E9825F4A6E.jpeg I hope I can still get my new bird feeder in this fall, alum trim done, just need to sink a post and put shakes on the roof.
     
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    This is a perfect thread for me today! Found some tracks, no clue what kind. I thought it was a bird, but looks to have 2 spurs? Any clue? It’s in west Oklahoma about an hour north of Guthrie. The print was about an inch square. What I could see of the prints crossing the road, each step had 3 toes and two spurs, no tail marks to see, just the prints.
     

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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    No clue, with the spurs I would think one of those big birds.
     
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    image.jpg I got the post in the other day, shakes on, I'll install it today. Opening day on the feeder tomorrow. Lol.
    I need to find a large baffle fir the post, I'll try wild birds unlimited. I saw a big one on Amazon. I had my siding guy bend me a cover for the post by the baffle from alum coil, it will double as a deterrent to climb post. Feeder is gray/white to match house. Lol
    I need a woodpecker station, I have 3 diff kinds of woodpeckers here.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Waiting to see too what arrives to feast at your great new feeding station!
     
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    Only two birds checked it out, a tufted titmouse, a pair is here all summer, and a small woodpecker. I'll have to pour some on the ground. I still have my small feeder hanging,
    I also ordered a baffle for a 4x4.
     
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    The word is out. Blue jays, woodpeckers, nuthatches, chickadees, titmice, cardinals are all on the new feeder.
     
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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Yay! We want pictures!
     
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    So I either saw a Texas crow, lost up north a bit, or a juvenile bald eagle, or a golden eagle. Really big dark bird with bright yellow beak. The down side go traveling is I didn’t have time to get my phone camera up.
     
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    6FE3E3BC-2C21-4306-A5CE-F60905B182FA.jpeg CF2DEFB3-29BE-40D9-9483-6146CC2DA884.jpeg 27708100-AC22-4FC2-8A4B-6ABA070481F8.jpeg 3046492E-1ABA-4A07-AB55-CEFD1AD9B4D7.jpeg A few pretty sunrise pics from this morning. We’ve got lots of hawks and falcons out here, even saw two owls out past their bed time today. I love to watch nature, and the pretty sunrise and sunsets around here.
     
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    We drove into Klamath Falls yesterday, about 25 miles, half along Klamath Lake. The bald eagles were out in force! We must have seen at least 10, along with ravens everywhere and a few hawks. One thing really strange. On a big sprinkler system, in a stretch of about 6 feet, there were 3 birds ... bald eagle, red tail hawk, and a raven. I never would have thought they would have been all together like that!
     
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    image.jpeg image.jpeg I picked up a new suet cage, last year the raccoons took my nice one, I never found it. Edison had tree trimmers out today, ya Sunday, too much noise, hard,y ant birds.
     
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    As if to justify my dislike of squirrels, I got an e-mail this morning from my sister. It seems one of the ladies living in her seniors' complex had to get a mechanic (as well as the local fire department, by the looks of it) to extricate a squirrel's stash from under the hood of her car!
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