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The Hummingbird Festival

Face Painting is always fun.
Catching the birds with care.
Measuring & cataloging
We had a great day at the Hummingbird Festival in Pope county, painting faces and watching the collecting and cataloguing of hummingbirds. 69 new birds were catalogued and 7 returning birds added their valuable information. Thanks to all the participants who came out and those […]

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Pope County Hummingbird Festival

Saturday July 25,   9 AM – Noon
Everyone is invited to the Pope County Hummingbird Festival, sponsored by Shawnee Chapter, Illinois Audubon Society. The festival will provide an opportunity to see these fascinating little birds up close and learn more about their amazing lives. The festival will take place at the Lindgren home, 3.3 miles north […]

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Spring Continues

Bluebirds getting down to business.
Prairie Trillium and Virginia Bluebells
Summer Phlox beside Flicker Creek.
This first picture taken Friday from a bluebird box repaired last winter shows these bluebirds are getting down to business. At last check there were 4 Bluebird houses with eggs.
On Sunday I walked to Simmons Creek and found these Prairie Trillium and Virginia […]

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