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Chapter Five Photos

Linda feeding baby starlingsLinda feeds two recently released European Starlings as a hungry juvenile American Robin looks on.

Muskegon Wastewater

Muskegon WastewaterTwo looks at lovely Muskegon Wastewater System, a birding hotspot.

Juvenile American RobinJuvenile Robins are models of politeness compared to Starlings and Grackles.

Juvenile Baltimore OrioleThis juvenile Baltimore Oriole came back frequently to eat diced grapes.

Common Grackle JabbaLinda named this Common Grackle "Jabba" because of his huge appetite.



Chapter Six Photos

Nashville WarblerA Magnolia Warbler was kind enough to lead me into a boot-stealing patch of mud.

DunlinI didn't know a Dunlin from a Dublin or a Stalin.

Mr. Bear Squash-You-All-Flat
Few books scared me more as a toddler than this one.
(Not my photo)

Poison Ivy Berries

Yellow-rumped WarblerThis fall female Yellow-rumped warbler found poison ivy berries to be yummy, but I wasn't inclined to try them.

My poor visual memory turns a bird into mixed-up parts and pieces, like 1950's Howdy Doody TV character Flub-a-dub. (1967 AP File Photo)

Long-eared OwlA Long-eared Owl disguises itself as a tree trunk.

Long-eared Owl Hoping those annoying people will just go away, a Long-eared Owl takes a daylight snooze. (Photo by Darlene Friedman)

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Chapter One: The Green Book and the Redhead

Chapter Two: Twice Bitten

Chapter Three: A Song Soothes Mr. Crabby

Chapter Four: A Duck Out of Water

Chapter Five: Close to Home

Chapter Six: The Adversary

Chapter Seven: Not in My Backyard

Chapter Eight: A Crash Course in Warblers

Chapter Nine: Learning from Babies

Chapter Ten: Anything Can Show Up Anywhere

Chapter Eleven: The Worm Turns

Chapter Twelve: Back to the Beginning

Chapter Thirteen: The Redhead and the Redhead