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I figured I'd beat the snowstorm and head down to the "bog" and do some "alterations" to ribs1......added a "feeder" to the station(holds about 12 pounds or so of black oil seed)...no sooner did I attach it and the chickadees already were using it!...amazing!.....threw a chunk(pretty good sized chunk grin) of venison on the feeder roof.....now,were ready for some action!.....hopefully! grin....

the sun was actually trying to peak over the horizon early this morning....

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a "Baldy" I spotted on Hwy#5 on the way down to the bog...

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and the chickadees arrived on schedule for a treat!...

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a small flock of sharptail grouse(4 totaled) picking at gravel on the Arkola road(took the pic through the windshield)....

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and here comes the snows!

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threw a chunk(pretty good sized chunk grin) of venison on the feeder roof

Ha.... 12 pounds of black oil seed and 30 pounds of venison.

Great feeder station. I sure wish I could get up there and get some shots of the birds you all see.

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Holy moly that thing has to be huge. I drove by there last night and it looked like the deer had been digging in the snow near the road for seeds. I thought maybe you put some seeds on the ground since they had dug out a decent sized hole. I think the feeder I put out holds 5 pounds and that has lasted a week, yours might go all winter. I bet you will have grosebeaks and redpolls in no time!

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Lol!....venison was donated from the guys at work from a few weeks ago....kinda glad they didn't strip every morsel of meat off the carcass' grin.....Jay,the feeder really isn't that big...maybe 30" by 24"...threw it together this morning about 6:00.....I did see the "holes" in the snow also....the chickadees and squirrels found some seed I threw out a month ago and are the culprits that did the digging...One lone red squirrel was feeding on the station a few minutes after I finished hanging it....no doubt a deer or 2 pawed(hoofed) around also....Hopefully the birds will be using it(besides chickadees) shortly......

another "bogrise" image from this morning

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and the "scene" 2 hours later as the snows arrived....

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