Category Archives: The Feeder Feed

The Feeder Feed: Cardinal Edition

I no longer have the big and varied feeders that I once did at The Sabine Farm, but I do have a small feeder on the window here at the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue. As result I don’t have … Continue reading

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Z-Cam fun: Ray!

I have dubbed all male Cardinals “Ray”. It was nice to see Ray on Father Z TV this morning, live from the Steam Pipe Trunk Distribution Venue. Which reminds me… I have to redo the playlist. UPDATE: Then the Missus … Continue reading

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Z-CAM & RADIO SPTDV – Latin Rosary, some Advent music

You can reach the Ustream page of the Z-Cam & Radio SPTDV (olim Sabina) here. I don’t control the ads that pop up, alas. I have found that “Ad Block” works on them, however. Right now I have some Advent music … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Museum Song Bird Edition

Here is an Allegory of Music by Laurent de la Hyre (+1656). The figure is playing a theorbo, or chitarrone, probably a symbol of musica “artificiale“. They had drone strings and produced a rather symphonic effect. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Attic Black-Figure Edition

I haven’t been able to post feeder updates because … well … because. Here is a variation I use when on the road. Behold an Attic Black-Figure pelike, or wine jar. This probably shows a variation on the theme of … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: various colors and killing chipmunks

It has been a while since I have been able to report to you on the doings at the feeder. First, the black squirrel is back. Card. Ray is rubbernecking a bit. A Ruby-Throated Hummingbird having a bit of a … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: New Arrival Edition

I have had some new arrivals. The hummingbirds have shown up in force. Mr. Ruby-throated Hummer. The Missus.  Oooops… no, that’s an Oriole muscling in on the feeder. The Orioles have been rather bold this year, even hanging around pretty … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: new arrivals: UPDATE!

It has been a huge day at the feeder.  So far today I have seen four new arrivals of the season. First, however, a cameo from “jake”, or “future supper”. Here is Mr. Thrasher.  They have some 3000 different calls. … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Scruffy and Christological Goldfinch Edition

I haven’t posted much about the birds at the feeder.  This, and a recent trip to the Detroit Institute of Art, gives me a chance to use a feature the blog’s software offers and which I have never used. Here … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Death and Swallow on the Roof Edition. Wherein Fr. Z rants.

I saw a swallow today, but they move pretty fast and wasn’t able to get a photo.  I’ll try again later. The sighting of a swallow at the turn of the time from winter to spring is particularly auspicious. (Get … Continue reading

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