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Alyce Dalzell

Peyton, Colorado, United States


As a beginning birder I was thrilled when two Bullock’s Orioles appeared in our Colorado yard. The young female spent weeks carefully weaving her nest as our cattle dogs sat mesmerized. Sadly, four days after her eggs were laid a hailstorm destroyed her future family and home. The young Oriole pair circled leafless trees and their chosen nesting area for several days before leaving our home. Now it is our turn to be patient for their return.


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3 responses to “A Nest of Dreams”

  1. Elizabeth Wagers says:

    This is gorgeous – and what a beautiful story

  2. Elaine says:

    Thank you, Alyce! I have never seen an oriole’s nest! You are a wonder!!!

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