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Osprey in Felt

Osprey Felt Pattern

Ospreys have been a theme in my life lately. They first appeared on my radar a couple of weeks ago when I photographed a pair of nesting osprey. Then, on … Continue reading

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Roaming Red Knot

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You’re lucky if you spot red knots as they stop briefly on their way from South America to the Arctic tundra. The trick with this ornament is trying to find … Continue reading

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The Nomadic Northern Hawk Owl

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Native to Alaska and Canada, the Northern Hawk Owl has occasionally been spotted in the northern reaches of Maine. He’s been on my drawing board for quite a while. I’ve … 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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The Captivating Calliope Hummingbird

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The Calliope Hummingbird is touted as the smallest bird in the United States. I think the the male’s pinkish-red beard is perfectly endearing! Hope you enjoy this new hummingbird! Right … Continue reading

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A Stunning Scarlet Tanager

scarlet tanger felt ornament

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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The Familiar Eastern Phoebe

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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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The Peculiar Pelican

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What’s peculiar about this pelican? No self-respecting pelican would be caught on this freezing windswept beach in Downeast Maine! Right click here and select “Save Target As” (on a PC) … Continue reading

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A Simple Snow Bunting

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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

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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 Charming Burrowing Owl

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This burrowing owl was inspired by a picture snapped by a friend during her recent trip to Florida. I don’t imagine any self respecting burrowing owl would be caught in … 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

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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

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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 Gentle Northern Flicker

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When readers suggested that I create a northern flicker, I didn’t know where to begin. Although they’re native to this neck of the woods, I’ve never seen one. With this … Continue reading

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The Gaudy Ring-neck Pheasant

Ring-neck Pheasant Pattern

One of the most requested birds at Downeast Thunder Farm is, surprisingly not a feeder bird, but a pheasant. After spying one strutting about the edge of our drive the … 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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Sprightly Tree Sparrow

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I’ve so enjoyed the tree sparrows who are wintering in our yard. Sprightly with an endearing musical twitter, they have been frequent visitors to the feeders and provide much entertainment. … Continue reading

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The Precious Pygmy Owl

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I ventured into this work of creating bird patterns three years ago with my Downeast Thunder Farm owl family of ornaments. So, it seems appropriate that my first pattern of … Continue reading

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