Yard Update

A furry family lives under the barn.  It’s not the foxes that were here earlier.

I posted a blog about the foxes denning under the barn, and that was the last day I saw them.

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This is the last picture I took on that day.

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The picture of them nursing remains my favorite picture from last summer.

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Then recently an eastern phoebe family nested in the barn.

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The fledgings left the nest in 16 days, and the parents are now nesting again. I’m not documenting this nesting because of the ka-zillions of mites in the area of the nest (ground and all).

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Apparently the groundhogs have a den in the strip pit hills behind us.

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9 responses to this post.

  1. With those groundhogs nearby I hope you don’t have a vegetable garden!


  2. Posted by Therese on June 9, 2013 at 8:39 am

    Amazing yard!!!! Wonderful pictures and words…..as usual!!!


  3. Nice place to visit…for everyone!


  4. I hope we see little groundhoggies! I too love your fox nursing photo. Sweet. The red flowers even give it added beauty. 🙂


  5. Foxes and groundhogs and butterflys Oh My! Great shots..:-))


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