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(15,837 posts)
3. We have a nest somewhere in our trees
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 10:14 AM
Jul 2020

We see and hear the parents but our trees are too high to even hope to locate the nests.

Such a cool video!!!


(8,618 posts)
9. There's nothing you can "do". It's who and how you have to "be".
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:13 AM
Jul 2020

There's a resonance in a person's soul where they "connect" with a certain species of living thing. I had a friend who is now passed, and dogs might bark at her, but birds would land on her at random. She would kiss them and they would snuggle her.

It used to blow me away.


(9,799 posts)
11. I had a hummingbird who was very territorial,
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 02:50 AM
Jul 2020

and he basically owned the feeder I had in my tree by my front porch. I learned how to do the Anna's Hummingbird call. If he wasn't at the feeder, I could 'call' him and he would fly right up to me. As long as he was in earshot, he would show up. He would hover in front of my face.

That was many years ago. That bird was amazing. I wish they lived a lot longer. I really miss that little guy.

Baitball Blogger

(47,262 posts)
13. That figures. It all comes down to the individual animal.
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 09:13 AM
Jul 2020

I have had some special connections with some of my backyard animals too. But I didn't recognize it as it was happening. I miss those special critters.


(29,301 posts)
10. If you sit quietly with a dish of sugar water they will land
Sat Jul 25, 2020, 11:22 AM
Jul 2020

Being WI Badger fans, we have had hummers follow us around the yard in our red t-shirts

Major Nikon

(36,870 posts)
12. A few years ago we had a nest right outside our breakfast table window
Sun Jul 26, 2020, 03:04 AM
Jul 2020

We got to watch the feedings every day

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