While the weather was a little drab last week, the visiting and returning birds provided a little bit of color to brighten up the days. At least two pairs of Baltimore orioles are now visiting my feeder. The indigo bunting has been visiting the feeder quite regularly. Last weekend, two pairs of scarlet tanagers appeared and were easily the brightest thing in the forest.
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(Anna Applegate is a newsroom staffer at The Derrick and The News-Herald and manages the Good Times entertainment section.)