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The Wonderful Wood Thrush

It seems that I haven’t had a moment to breath since my Mother’s Day outing with Hannah. A crazy work schedule, Hannah’s softball games, and the end of senior year … Continue reading

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The Downeast Thunder Farm European Robin

This one is for you folks across the pond – a European robin to help welcome spring. It wasn’t until Nancy from the Netherlands shared a picture of her robin … Continue reading

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The Bonny Budgie

Although spring is all but around the corner, it was entirely too windy and bitter cold today to venture outside for long. I opted to play with a pattern and … Continue reading

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The Superb Fairy-wren

australian superb fairy wren

I receive more suggestions for patterns to create than I will ever have time to design. This is a hobby for me and if there isn’t something about a bird … Continue reading

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The Colorful Canada Warbler

Here’s a colorful Canada Warbler to brighten a winter’s day. They summer in Maine as well as Canada, but at the moment they’re likely wintering someplace much warmer than here! … Continue reading

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A Canty Cardinal Pair

The cardinal is the female bird I have been asked to make over and over again. While I often played with her, the girl’s coloring is so much more subtle … Continue reading

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The Energetic Belted Kingfisher

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I often spy these energetic little birds sitting on telephone lines that run along the river. When I’m lucky, I’ll see one swoop down, diving into the water with a … Continue reading

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The Common Raven

This bird is inspired by the huge Ravens that have been visiting the farm this last week. In flight they’re so big that I first thought they were eagles. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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The Nomadic Cedar Waxwing

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This pattern is inspired by the cedar waxwing I snapped a picture of on a foggy morning a few weeks ago. For a bird with such silky, sleek lines, it … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Indigo Bunting

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This little indigo bunting is for Lea, who won the drawing on Your Mist Wished for Bird Pattern. I’ve not seen one on the farm, but friends nearby report many … Continue reading

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A Stunning Scarlet Tanager

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There’s nothing like the remnants of a hurricane to keep me indoors on a holiday weekend. It gave me time to create this little scarlet tanger without feeling as if … Continue reading

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Beautiful Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

Just about every backyard birdwatcher in Downeast Maine has reported seeing a rose-breasted grosbeak this week – except me! Maybe this will give them a little inspiration to stop by … Continue reading

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The Familiar Eastern Phoebe

While hauling in maple sap, I heard the distinctive song of the Phoebes. They’re back for the season! I had such fun watching them last year and their nests are … Continue reading

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A Simple Snow Bunting

In Maine, the snow bunting is a winter visitor who will soon be returning to its favored arctic region – a sure sign that spring is on its way! Right … Continue reading

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The Melodious Meadowlark

This meadowlark was a recent request. I confess, I’ve never seen one before – probably because I don’t have a meadow tucked up here in the woods the way were … Continue reading

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The Bountiful Red-wing Blackbird

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The red-winged blackbird is one of the most abundant birds – found virtually everywhere in the United States. He’s also been very popular in the request list. Enjoy! Right click … Continue reading

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The Territorial Eastern Towhee

Another snowy day, another project! Eastern Maine may be a little too “east” for the eastern towhee, but he’s such a pretty bird. His distinctive pattern makes it easy to … Continue reading

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The Retiring Boreal Chickadee

The Boreal Chickadee is not as gregarious as it’s cousin, the black-capped chickadee, which we see here daily. The Boreal Chickadee seems shy in comparison and doesn’t seem to enjoy … Continue reading

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The Gregarious Evening Grosbeak

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If you live anywhere in the northeast, you should probably be home, safe and sound out of the weather today. So what to do with an unexpected snow day? This … Continue reading

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The Pretty Purple Finch

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Not long ago a visitor pointed out that what I thought was a house finch was really a purple finch. So, of course I had to make a felt purple … Continue reading

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