Thursday, May 26, 2011

Oriole Update

Baltimore Oriole 

Oriole 

The Baltimore Orioles have returned and are occasionally feeding at the oranges or jelly. This one is at one of Chris' orange halves with some of the orange scooped out and replaced with grape jelly. She tries hard to accomodate different tastes.

We are still hoping for an Oriole nest.

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Blogger LDH said...

I had a Baltimore Oriole visit my hummingbird feeder the other day. It was the first time I saw one in my yard and it was exciting. I posted about it here: http://gratefulprayerthankfulheart.blogspot.com/2011/05/thats-not-hummingbird.html

May 28, 2011 at 10:55 PM  
Blogger Chris and Mike said...

That's neat. We only rarely get hummingbirds, but we saw one at the oriole feeder briefly last week.

May 30, 2011 at 11:59 AM  

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Lake Neslon Update

Goose Egg 

Cormorant 

Ducks 

Deer 

The dam on Lake Nelson was fixed and with all the rain, the lake is full.
A big thanks for all who volunteered and helped with the repairs.

Before the dam was fixed, a goose used our floating island as a nest. We think it abandoned the nest, it only sat on it a few days. Now that the lake is back, we've had one cormorant on the lake and a few ducks have returned. We did get to take the boat out and ran into a nice deer at a stream that feeds the lake.

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