Saturday, February 12, 2022

Saturday's Critters # 426

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1. One of our morning walks with the grand-dogs to the lake, the Eastern Bluebird was the only bird I was able to get some photos.





2. The grand-dogs are enjoying their walks, they are definitely getting a lot more exercise while staying at their home away from home. 




3. The fire road trail to the lake still has some snow and ice. 





4. Winnie the Corgi enjoys the walk, so many new smells.  





5. An Eastern Bluebird collage, I saw a little flock of Bluebirds near the lake. 




6. The temperature during our walk was in the low 30's, I stopped long enough to take some photos of the dogs and the Bluebirds. 





7. I see something down there, maybe a bug to eat. 





8. The Male Eastern Bluebird looking beautiful. 





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129 comments:

  1. Great bluebirds! I really love seeing them on our walks and in you pics. Thank you for commenting on my blog, it was good to hear from you.

    bes... mae at maefood.blogspot.com

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    1. Hello Mae, thank you for the link, comment and visit.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  2. Hi Eileen, Thank you for Saturday's Critters #426. And thanks for taking us along on one of your morning walks to the lake. Love the pictures of the dogs and the Eastern Bluebird. You already know that Bluebirds are some of my favorites. :-) Your last photo is so sweet. Truly beautiful bird! Happy Saturday to you and thanks again for hosting and sharing. John

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    1. Hello John,
      The Bluebirds are one of my many favorite birds. I always enjoy seeing them, they are beautiful.
      Thanks so much for the comment and link today. Have a happy weekend!

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  3. Awesome pics. Happy Weekend.
    Greetings

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    1. Thank you for the comment and visit.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  4. We love walks and enjoy the things around us. Your grand-dogs enjoy their walks and all the new smells. The bluebirds are beautiful birds. Thank you for hosting. Enjoy your weekend.

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    1. Thank you Nancy! I do enjoy walking the dogs, they love their walks too.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  5. These are awesome critters photos.
    Thanks for hosting. Have a nice weekend!

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    1. Hello Amila, thank you for the comment and visit.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  6. Such a very pretty bird and some great shots of it Eileen. I am sure the 2 dogs really enjoy these walks. Thanks for hosting, stay safe and have a wonderful week ahead.

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    1. Thank you Margaret! The dogs do enjoy their walks.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  7. The Bluebirds, beautiful feathers, I could see them all in a quilt.

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    1. Thank you Jean! A bluebird quilt would look lovely.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  8. Bluebirds and dogs! How delightful!

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    1. Thank you Cloudia! I always appreciate your visits and comments.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  9. What a beautiful walk! I liked the shots of Bluebird and the dogs.

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    1. Thank you for the comment and visit.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  10. Hari OM
    This is delightful, Eileen - walks with dogs have an added interest (and distraction!) and to have a single-bird focus brings something extra somehow... YAM xx

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    1. Thank you Yam! We are happy to see the dogs happy to go on the walks, one of their favorite things to do.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  11. The grand-dogs were surely enjoying the walk! The blue birds are very beautiful. Have a wonderful weekend, Eileen!

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    1. Thank you Angie!
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  12. seems like all of you enjoyed the walk. The light made it very beautiful too. :) Love to see the Eastern Bluebird. Such a fine one. :) Take care!

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    1. Thank you Monica! I always enjoy seeing the Bluebirds, they are beautiful.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  13. Hi Eileen,
    What great photos, the Eastern Bluebird is truly beautiful.
    Nice for the dogs that they were allowed to join the walk.
    All photos are perfectly sharp, my compliments.
    Would you mind posting my link?
    Greetings Irma

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    1. Thank you Irma! The Bluebirds were a highlight for me on this the walk.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  14. Tão linda a caminhada com os cachorros que devem se divertir...Lindos pássaros também! Ótimo fim de semana!
    beijos, tudo de bom,chica

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    1. Thank you Chica!
      The dogs do have fun on our walks.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  15. The Blue Bird is too beautiful.
    I am sure that your grand-dogs are very happy to walk through such beautiful places.
    Have a great week end.

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    1. Thank you for the comment and visit.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  16. The Eastern Bluebird is beautiful, and the dogs, I love dogs.

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    1. Thank you Bob!
      I love the dogs too.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  17. Never seen a bluebird, beautiful bird!

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    1. Thank you Marianne!
      The Bluebird is beautiful.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  18. Hello Eileen,

    You have taken so many beautiful photos. The Eastern Bluebird is very pretty.
    Take care, and have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you Marit!
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  19. Hello Eileen, :=) The Eastern Bluebird is so beautiful, an absolute joy to see. If I had seen this gorgeous bird, and it was the only bird sighting of the day, but I never will, unless it's on another blog, I would have returned home a happy bunny. Your Grand dogs are getting loads of exercise whilst staying with you. It's the perfect environment for them.
    Thank you for hosting Eileen, and have a happy weekend.

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    1. Thank you Sonjia! Yes, I was happy too, to see the Bluebird. They are one of my many favorite birds.
      The dogs are happy to go on walks with us.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  20. The bluebird is beautiful and the grand dogs look like they're enjoying their walk. Thanks for hosting and have a wonderful weekend.

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    1. Thank you Bill! We all enjoy our walks, especially the dogs.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  21. A few Eastern Bluebirds spend the winter here, but the main cohort will being to return next month. Something to look forward to!

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    1. Thank you David!
      I hope to see some Bluebirds using my birdhouses this year.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  22. Don't apologize for "only" bluebird images. We did not have them in south Florida (although attempts have been made to reintroduce them). Now that we have relocated to Connecticut, we are delighted to have them. I also featured them in my blog this week.

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    1. Thanks Ken! I do love seeing the Bluebirds, they are always a treat to see.
      Take care, enjoy your weekend!

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  23. It's lovely seeing your birds, knowing they will move back north. As David says, something to look forward to on these dreary days.
    Thanks for hosting. Have a great weekend. I can tell you are enjoying grandpup sitting!

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    1. Thank you Jenn! The dogs do enjoy the walks, they are getting lots more exercise living with us right now.
      Take care, enjoy your weekend!

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  24. Lovely capture on the bluebird and the dogs must have got a good outing and walking along the woods. And for the cold and icy weather, some kind of warm-up is needed; I hope you guys enjoyed it!
    Have a nice weekend

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    1. Thank you Jeevan!
      I appreciate the comment and visit.
      Have a great day and new week ahead.

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  25. Lovely photos, Eileen. I particularly like the last one of the bluebird!

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    1. Thank you Nick!
      That is one of my favorite Bluebird photos.
      Take care, enjoy your new week!

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  26. Those bluebirds are fabulous. And your sweet dogs look like they're having a wonderful time. What a good group of critters! Happy week!

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    1. Thank you Jeanie! Our granddogs are super excited to go on daily walks.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you for the comment and visit.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  28. ...the only thing better than a Eastern Bluebird is a collage of them! Thanks Eileen, such a great way to start the day.

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    1. Thanks Tom!
      Seeing the bluebirds is always a treat.
      Have a great weekend!

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  29. The Bluebirds have been so colorful this winter! What a precious bird and nice series of photos! Enjoy your day!

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    1. Thank you Diane! The Bluebirds are precious, so pretty.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  30. wow, great that you were able to get out for a walk in that temperature. dog lovers are always out for walks, that's a good thing for both the dog and the owner!! the bluebirds are gorgeous...there is something about their sweet little faces and that shade of blue, they are beautiful!!

    the pups are so sweet, i know you enjoy having them!! have a great week, today is suppose to be warmer and many thanks for hosting!!

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    1. Thank you Debbie! I do think hubby and I will be getting more exercise with the dogs here, more walks.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  31. the sweet little bluebird of happiness does make me happy butt so do your precious grand pups walking in the beautiful fire road. I do so enjoy your fire road photos

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    1. Thank you Sandra!
      Yes, it is Bluebird of happiness. I am happy to see them every time.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  32. Love the Bluebirds, and I always enjoy seeing the dogs, too!
    Have a blessed day!

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    1. Thank you Lea! Bluebirds are lovely, my favorite bird.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  33. The little bluebirds are so adorable and of course your granddogs are too! Have a great weekend Eileen! :)

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    1. Thank you Martha!
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  34. Great shots of bluebirds...about my favorite bird of all! I have trouble capturing them, they seem to skitter around too fast for this phone photographer! Your granddogs are so cute! I'm sure they enjoy your walk! Today is not as warm or sunny as yesterday but may get to 59 F. So I am determined to walk again! If you can do it in the 30s I sure can do it in the 50s. If my feet behave that is! No complaining, it's good for them. Thanks for comments on my blog. Have a happy weekend!

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    1. Thank you Barbara! The Bluebirds are one of my favorites too.
      We are warmer today but it could snow tomorrow and it will be colder.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  35. I love your walks with the dogs, and what a bunch of shots of the bluebirds you captured.
    Thank you for hosting!!

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    1. Thank you Alan! We do enjoy taking the dogs for their walks.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  36. Thank you for hosting, Eileen! As usual your photos are wodnerful.

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  37. Blue birds are a good sign of spring. Nice to see that you have so many bluebirds.

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    1. Thank you Red!
      We are lucky to see the Bluebirds here year round.
      Have a great weekend!

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  38. Good Afternoon Eileen. You agree very generous with your time in looking after the granddogs. I suspect that your walks are taken quite slowly when there are so many go things to sniff. Still, it gives you chance to stop and take lots of photos of those beautiful bluebirds. I'm hoping for dy sunnier weather for both of us soon


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    1. Thank you Phil! Having the dogs here is fun, we like taking them for walks. I do miss be able to take off and go on our overnights trips and day trips. I hope you get some nice dry sunny weather. Happy Birding, enjoy your weekend.

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  39. That Easter Bluebird is so cute! Love the fluff. What a great name for a Corgi, Winnie! Enjoy your weekend.

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    1. Thank you Ellen!
      Winnie is a cute dog, I like her name too.
      Take care, have a happy weekend!

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  40. Hello Eileen and thanks for sharing all this beauty.
    The Bluebirds are simply charming.
    Your dogs are a great company.
    You will surely enjoy your weekend with them,
    All the best! 🌈

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    1. Thank you Luisella!
      Seeing the bluebirds is always a treat.
      Have a great weekend!

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  41. Dogs and Bluebirds - a perfect post, Eileen!

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    1. Thank you RedPat!
      Dogs and Bluebirds are two of my favorite things.
      Have a great weekend!

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  42. The Bluebird is among the sweetest and cutest of birds! You got so many wonderful photos of it, Eileen. We had more snow last night and had our shoveling work out this morning...lol Have a wonderful week!

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    1. Thank you Pat!
      We may have to shovel snow tomorrow, hopefully not too much.
      Have a great weekend!

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  43. Your granddogs are so cute, dear Eileen! And the pretty bird with the blue head is a wonderful sighting! I didn't know about the Eastern Bluebird but he is really looking very beautiful. Thanks for the nice walk :-)
    Happy weekend and all the best
    Traude
    https://rostrose.blogspot.com/2022/02/blog-post.html

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    1. Thank you !
      The bluebirds are always a treat to see.
      Have a great weekend!

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  44. Gorgeous Blue Bird photos and sweet photos of your grand dogs ~ Xo

    Wishing you lots of love in your days,

    A ShutterBug Explores,
    aka (A Creative Harbor)

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  45. lovely birds and dogs ...
    excellent shots

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    1. Thank you Tanza!
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  46. Bet the dogs love walking there!!
    Wonderful pictures of the bluebirds.

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    1. Thank you Karen!
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  47. Un bonito paseo, esos pájaros son preciosos. Besos y feliz domingo.

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    1. Thank you Teresa!
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  48. Hello Eileen
    Lovely to see your photographs of the Eastern Bluebird, a pretty looking bird.
    Your grand-dogs certainly seem to be enjoying their walks with you.
    Great photographs.

    Have a lovely weekend.

    All the best Jan

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    1. Thank you Jan! The Bluebirds are beautiful!
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  49. Nothing is more enjoyable than a nice walk with a dog or two...and some bluebirds to witness it! Wonderful post. Have a peaceful Sunday!

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    1. Thank you Sondra! We do enjoy walking the dogs.
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  50. Just love the shots of the blue birds. I’ve never see them myself. The grand-dogs look to be enjoying their walks with you.

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    1. Thank you Marie! I think the dogs are enjoying their time with us.
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  51. Hello Eileen, it looks like another great adventure for you all out and about. I can't believe it almost looks like spring is in your neck of the world. Not so much here. Always a treat to see your nature views. Enjoy your weekend and those charming grandpups. Take care.

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    1. Thank you Karen! It is looking like winter today, we had a few inches of snow overnight.
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  52. Charming little bluebirds! Thank you for hosting.

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    1. Thank you Linda! The bluebirds are charming.
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  53. What a lovely Bluebird :)
    Happy Sunday!

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    1. Thank you for the comment and visit.
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  54. The bluebirds are so pretty, you photos are gorgeous, the dogs are happy, what a lovely post!

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    1. Thank you Inger! I think the dogs are happy.
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  55. We birders enjoy your post. Thanks for taking time from your day to link in with us at I'd Rather be Birdin'. And happy day ahead!

    Those bluebird photos are terrific Eileen. And your grandog photos are so sweet!

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    1. Thank you Anni!
      The Bluebirds are always a treat to see!
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  56. Estupendo paseo con ela regalo del pájaro azul.
    Que paséis buen domingo Eileen.
    Un abrazo.

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    1. Thank you Laura!
      The Bluebirds are a gift.
      Take care, enjoy your day and the new week ahead.

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  57. Love the Bluebirds..I have seen some here recently..There are a lot of BB houses in our community..
    I'll bet you grand dogs love visiting you!!! Happy Valentines Day..

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    1. Thank you Missy! I would love to see the Bluebird using my birdhouses this year.
      Have a great day and happy new week!

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  58. Super photos of your granddogs and the bluebirds! Looks like a great walk :) Thanks Eileen and enjoy your week.

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    1. Thanks Denise! Take care, have a happy new week!

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  59. Eastern Bluebirds are so lovely. I’m envious of you seeing them in flocks. Your grand-dogs must have had so much fun walking with you. I can imagine their excitement. Take care.

    Yoko

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    1. Thank you Yoko! The dogs do get excited as soon as their leashes come out.
      Take care, have a happy new week!

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  60. I bet the granddogs do love coming to your house!

    I would love seeing all those bluebirds. They are so pretty.

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    1. Thank you Rose!
      Take care, enjoy your day and the week ahead.

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  61. I love seeing our bluebirds return in February even in the brutal cold.

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    1. Thank you Donna! I appreciate your visit and comment.
      Take care, enjoy your day and week ahead.

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  62. All photos you shared here are beautiful Dear friend! Eastern Bluebirds look beautiful. They look like abit sparrows but their bloue heads color really different. I loved them. Also Grand dogs sooo happy. Thanks for sharing.

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      Take care, enjoy your day and week ahead.

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  63. Dearest Eileen; What a sweet walk you enjoyed with "Winnie"♬ I love the blue head of the Bluebird, never seen this sweet bird with my own eyes. Always happy you gave me chance to see from your post, Lots of Love from Japan; Miyako

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    1. Thank you Miyako! I appreciate your visit and comment.
      Take care, enjoy your day!

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  64. Buen fin de semana Eileen.
    Un abrazo.

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