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June 06, 2012


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The Zen Birdfeeder

Ellen, that's a good number of grosbeaks. So much fun to watch the "home" male defend his territory. Thanks for the thumbs up.


I love Rose-Breasted Grosbeaks! We've had grosbeaks galore at our new place: I've seen up to 4 males and 3 females at a time. Great photo, by the way!

The Zen Birdfeeder

Barbara, they are such stunning birds to just step outside your door to see and hear! I can tell by your comment that they've worked their way into your heart!! Thanks for sharing!


Oh Nancy aren't they wonderful birds? There are two males and a female in my garden - they are always singing. I love hearing their beautiful song. Great photos of yours singing! Well done.

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  • Our eyes and ears should be open and alert to the natural wonders that surround us every day. Take time to look out our windows to see the birds that visit us and open our windows to hear them. Walk around whatever space we have to enjoy the birds in nature. Every day, work on improving our powers of observation.


  • Nature happens. We cannot MAKE natural things happen (or NOT happen). We can create habitats to encourage natural things to happen around us, but there are no guarantees.


  • Birdfeeding comes with responsibilities to the birds and the environment we share with them. If you are unwilling to accept these responsibilities, you shouldn’t feed the birds. We also have a responsibility to share these natural wonders with the next generation.