Category Archives: The Feeder Feed

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 showed up.

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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 and Latin … 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 … 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 rest.

This Oriole was … 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 close when I have … 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.

You all know … 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 are … 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 the pun? … Continue reading

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The Feeder Feed: Singing Bird Pistols

Combining favorite things.
This isn’t at the Feeder as much as it is at Christie’s auction block.
Singing Bird Pistols.
Ingenious. Man can be so clever.
They sold for $5.8 million.

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