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by Bill on November 01, 2003 01:37 PM
Have you ever tried to get a bird to sit still long enough for you to go in the house, grab your camera and snap a couple photos? This little Wren was very cooperative!

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[grin] [clappy] [thumb]

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by weezie13 on November 01, 2003 02:14 PM
THAT BIRD IS SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE!!!

How did you get her to sit on your hand???
Thank~You, I enjoyed that one!!
Weezie

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by Bill on November 01, 2003 02:23 PM
I just asked her, and she hopped onto my hand.... (really!)

She sat in my hand for almost a half hour and we walked around the gardens, then she sat in the Honeysuckle talking to me (as I worked) for quite a while afterward....

I guess she just liked me!

[gabby]

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by weezie13 on November 01, 2003 04:17 PM
I guess so!!!

That's awesome,
I've never had a bird that close to me...

And she's so cute.

Weezie

Maybe she liked your cologne??? [Wink]

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by Bill on November 01, 2003 05:14 PM
But I wasn't wearing cologne... must just be my natural sweetness... eh? [Embarrassed]

I once rescued an injured Bald Eagle and held him for 2 hours, while we waited for the bird people to come and pick him up! That was an awesome feeling! [grin]

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by weezie13 on November 01, 2003 05:38 PM
That's gotta be it!!!!

A bald eagle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The closest I ever got with a NEAT FEELING
with birds was in the spring, the last 3,
we've had it's either, Turkey Vultures that
nest in my mothers really tall pinetrees in
the backyard. And when they leave, they all
go at once and come back to nest at once.
And they circle for a while before nesting.
And from the ground they honestly look like
there's a dead body in back yard, because they circle and swoop and circle and swoop.
(It really gave me a good scare the very first time I saw them, I am not lying, there were about 30 of them... This last spring we had 13)
I made sure I had the wee~one right next to me..

And they are so graceful, and there's every size you could imagine, like the big daddy's and the little ones just learning to fly..They aren't as graceful as the big birds, and their landings are in need of more refinement. But it is so cool.

I enjoy them here, no rodents either..

I hope they return every year!!

Weezie

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by catlover on November 01, 2003 07:17 PM
The closest I get to a bird is when I feel the splat on my shoulder or head! [Frown] LOL

Was watering here recently and put the head on shower and a little hummingbird came down and sat on a stem of jasmine by my feet and let the water spray all over him while he cleaned himself. Sat there for about 5 min. and then left. Funny part is he came back again two more times. I was afraid to move so the area flooded but I didn't want to scare him away!!!

Rescued a great horned owl once that had apparently collided either with a car windshield or sliding glass window. He was in shock sitting on a limb of a Calif. oak. Grabbed a blanket and rescued before a cat or wild animal had the chance to make a meal for themselves. Boy my adrenaline was flowing at that point! Found out later what a stupid thing that was to even approach him. They have LONG claws and a sharp beak!!!!! Heard the horror stories of people trying to rescue them from the rescue center I took him to. They had to put him down because it was too bad but ooohhhh he was amazing. [tears] He would hiss and his eyes were soooo big. Beautiful specimen and soooo big. We didn't hear any owls in that area after that for almost 2 years. Then low and behold one night we heard and saw 2. [thumb]
[kitty]

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by weezie13 on November 01, 2003 07:22 PM
The first two were funny!! [Big Grin] [Big Grin]
I would have done the same thing for the hummingbird!

That last one was sad!! [Eek!]
Always hate to hear stories like that one. [tears]
It is so sad when we come through with cars and
hit animals...

Weezie

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by barleychown on November 01, 2003 08:03 PM
I had a family of rose-breasted nuthatches move into my gate post this spring...they looked at it for several days, then just went to work on it! [grin] They hollowed it out (hubby was less than impressed [Embarrassed] ) then waited for me to brush my horse so they could have the hair...they were really fun to watch! The best part was when they would go into the hole, they wouldn't even look like they were slowing down...just fly right in! They sound pretty cool, too.

I hope they come back again in the spring! [dunno]

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We do not see things as they are, we see things as we are.
by catlover on November 02, 2003 01:36 AM
Hey Weezie if you look real close into the white of the wrens eye you can see Bill's reflection!!! [kitty]

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by weezie13 on November 02, 2003 03:48 AM
I think I can see it Karen!! LOL
Weezie [Big Grin]

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by catlover on November 02, 2003 07:35 PM
Did you pull out the magnifying glass Weezie! [Big Grin] Our mystery head guru reveals himself. Where is he by the way????? Heard they got some snow in the Cascade mtn.....maybe he is frozen in the hollow log he lives in. [Big Grin]
[kitty]

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by weezie13 on November 02, 2003 08:14 PM
Karen,
I had to pull the hubble telescope out of outter space for that one!!!! [Big Grin] LOL [Big Grin]

I have been wondering about Bill my self!!!
[shocked] [kissies] [dunno] [grin]

Weezie

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by Bill on October 16, 2004 01:32 AM
quote:
Did you pull out the magnifying glass Weezie! [Big Grin] Our mystery head guru reveals himself.
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Karen,
I had to pull the hubble telescope out of outter space for that one!!!! [Big Grin] LOL [Big Grin]
HEY!!!! Wait a minute here! WAIT JUST A MINUTE!!!! Uhhhhhhhhhh... how did I miss this? I think I was insulted! Was I? hmmmmmmmmmm.........
Doesn't matter...  -

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by weezie13 on October 16, 2004 01:54 AM
[Big Grin] [Big Grin] [Big Grin] [Wink]

Too funny Bill,
No, you weren't insulted!!!

We were looking for your reflection,
in the birds' eye!!!

I think it's when you lost electricity and you were snowed or iced in on the hill!!!

Weezie

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by catlover on October 16, 2004 03:04 AM
[Big Grin] [Big Grin] [Big Grin]

Now you had to dig reeeeeal deep for this one...almost a year old. [Big Grin]
Wonder what else you missed!!!! [grin] [devil] [kitty]

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by weezie13 on October 16, 2004 03:11 AM
[grin] [devil] [gabby]

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/
by Bill on October 16, 2004 03:24 AM
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Now you had to dig reeeeeal deep for this one...almost a year old. [Big Grin]
Wonder what else you missed!!!! [grin] [devil] [kitty]

so now... you're saying I'm a lil slow??? [Eek!]

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by catlover on October 16, 2004 03:47 AM
Uuuummmmm (big gulp)....yep [Roll Eyes] [scaredy] .... [thinker] but thorough!
[kitty] [lala]

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by weezie13 on October 16, 2004 03:49 AM
[Big Grin]

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Weezie

Don't forget to be kind to strangers. For some who have
done this have entertained angels without realizing it.
- Bible - Hebrews 13:2

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http://photobucket.com/albums/y250/weezie13/

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