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Rainy weekend bird couples

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Katie and I are getting a bit stir-crazy this weekend, stuck inside as the rain falls.  So we’ve been watching the bird feeder, Katie and I, and we got to watch a very loving cardinal couple.  She sat on the top of Katie’s kennel and he would go to the feeder, choose a special seed, then fly and feed it to her.  So sweet.

Later in the morning I saw this big bird hanging out.

Turns out she’s the female rose breasted grossbeak.  And eventually I was rewarded with seeing them both together at the feeder.

Seems it’s a couple’s day for birds around these parts.

Katie says:  “Enough with the birds Mom….what are we going to do for fun?

Author: dawnkinster

I'm a long time banker having worked in banks since the age of 17. I took a break when I turned 50 and went back to school. I graduated right when the economy took a turn for the worst and after a year of library work found myself unemployed. I was lucky that my previous bank employer wanted me back. So here I am again, a long time banker. Change is hard.

10 thoughts on “Rainy weekend bird couples

  1. It’s a rainy day here as well. Cardinals are so beautiful! They always seem like such loving couples.

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  2. Sorry for all the rain. At lesat the birds like it!

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  3. It’s tunnel time! Indoor recess.

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  4. We’ve been watching birds in our yard too. I’ve got a robin nesting in a crabapple in the front and two mourning doves feverishly working on a new nest in the back. The rain doesn’t seem to bother them.

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  5. Rainy days can be fun for some – but not when you want to get out and go walkies ! Does Katie’s coat seem a lot darker then it use to be?

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  6. Some indoor tricks and treats must be fun, Katie!
    It rains a lot here too!

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  7. Rainy days can be such a bore for puppies. Mine don’t mind the rain, but I do. Have you noticed that cats are much more avid bird-watchers than dogs? I’m not sure their intent is the same, however.

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  8. That must mean it’s spring!
    You should join Honey’s dancing with the dog stars! I’d love to see you and Katie. Although you might need a video camera.

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  9. I’m tired of wind, rain and flooding. I’m glad you got to enjoy some birds. I hope the weather has cleared up for you guys. We’re supposed to get more rain and storms until Friday/Sat.

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  10. It was nice to drive out of the rain on the way north on Sunday. But then it got windy. And finally, downright cool. (You at least had a fairly warm rain, right?) Wishing we could have met–but we will some time. (And has it stopped raining now?)

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