Category Archives: Squirrels

Finally, My Yard Has Come Alive

There’s a row of seven tall spruce trees running along the back edge of my yard, providing me privacy from the neighbor behind my house. That row of evergreen trees–and my lovely sunroom–are two important reasons I decided to buy … Continue reading

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What’s Going on Around Here…Yard Update

It’s so cold here today — in the 30s and windy. I’m still resentful of our lingering pre-spring weather after spending last weekend watching warblers in Savannah, Georgia. I miss the warmth and sunshine! But clearly we’ve got a few … Continue reading

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Battle of the Species

You’ve read about my battles with the squirrels and raccoons over the years, right? Just when I finally got the squirrel problem solved — by buying ALL squirrel-proof feeders — the raccoons woke up from hibernation and took me back to square one.  … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

This squirrel spent a minute trying to open this small feeder, than realized he’d need to take it back to his workshop to get to the seeds. It was so funny watching him carry it down the tree and then … Continue reading

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Just LOOK at this picture I just took!

This little guy kept looking in the window at us, so we put out a pile of peanuts for him. Mickey and I watched him for about 20 minutes as he grabbed each peanut and ran. Then he started sitting … Continue reading

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