The Little Nuthatch — north carolina

A few more from North Carolina.

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I got home from North Carolina last night but I have a  lot more photos to go through. Here are a few more. Carolina Wren. There are cows across the street, they have 5 calves and are so adorable to watch! This is why I am a vegetarian. Carolina Chickadee.

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Botanical Gardens of Asheville.

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Here are some photos from the Botanical Gardens of Asheville (at UNCA).

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Beaver Lake.

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From what I'm heard, Asheville's main spot for birdwatching is Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary. A very neat place for birds and other creatures (including lots of ginormous frogs), and there were many of Asheville's resident birds there, including a little nuthatch! (Sadly no photo of the nuthatch though. Flighty little thing.) This last one is a TERRIBLE photo, but this guy was so cool. A Northern Flicker.

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Officially Spring.

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Hello to Spring! I am on vacation in the North Carolina mountains, where they are just getting the first signs of Spring.

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North Carolina song birds.

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There is something about winter, where the leaves fall off the trees and suddenly you can pinpoint where the birds are when they are chirping! This is a thing that doesn't really happen in Florida, but in North Carolina it had me up every morning looking for birds in the trees! Just a few of the many song birds I saw... And who might have built this lovely nest?

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