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Northern Mockingbird

Postby nanny_56 » Apr 24, 2009 1:29 pm

This bird showed up the other day late in the afternoon and hung around all evening. I haven't seen it since. I would really like to have a Mockingbird to come regularly to the yard!
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Re: Northern Mockingbird

Postby Spider » Apr 24, 2009 5:05 pm

They like grapes. My father had one tapping on the sliding door for grapes. Drove the cat nuts! This same bird would compete with our Quaker Parrakeet for voice rights. :)
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Re: Northern Mockingbird

Postby nanny_56 » Apr 24, 2009 6:20 pm

I have my oriole table set up with a dish of grapes on it. I had hoped it would find it. It was everything except that. On the suet on the tray feeder, the paltform, even the water dish! Well, maybe it will come back........
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Re: Northern Mockingbird

Postby Spider » Apr 25, 2009 1:21 am

Here's one from across the street. :) He's attacking my first Cooper's Hawk.

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Re: Northern Mockingbird

Postby nanny_56 » Apr 25, 2009 9:14 am

OMG....that is totally unreal! Cool Pic!
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Re: Northern Mockingbird

Postby Spider » Apr 25, 2009 9:24 am

I think if you click on the photo it will open up the whole album and you can see the other shots I got of him. :) I need both a better camera and a new computer, mine's not showing any of the photos on photobucket even though I can upload them still. :roll: Last night it didn't show this pick so I had no idea if I got the right photo! :lol:
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