Birds and Blooms Blog

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What a great photo of a northern flicker! Note the curved bill, useful for scooping up insects. Photo courtesy of Birds & Blooms/Michael Acton.

Drive-by Birding

Once you get interested in birds, you notice them anywhere, anytime. Even from a car…

Icy Dogwood Tree Bud

Icy Dogwood Tree Bud

Birds & Blooms Photo of the Day for October 4, 2011: Icy Dogwood Tree Bud…

globe skimmer dragonfly | paula bonell |

Delightful Dragonfly

For some reason, I have seen so many different kinds of dragonflies this year. I…

Maple Leaf

Maple Leaf

Birds & Blooms Photo of the Day for October 1, 2011: Maple Leaf by Janie…