This adult mockingbird was perched in the palm tree for quite awhile today.

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The fledgling mockingbirds are still around the yard, squawking at their parents.  This mockingbird may be avoiding its noisy, demanding children.

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One more of the mockingbird.

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Over in the fallen tree in the neighbor’s yard, I saw this little bundle of fall colors–it’s a female cardinal with her back to the camera and a yellowed leaf on her right..

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