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Bird lovers, you’re in for quite a treat!

A woman named Lisa who goes by the handle Ostdrossel on Instagram is sharing the fabulous photos from the photo booth she set up in her yard in Michigan to capture all the birds that frequent her property.

Lisa is originally from Germany and she was surprised with the various species of birds she saw in Michigan that are not common in her home country. She uses a Bird Photo Booth 2.0 to document the comings and goings in her yard, and I think you’ll agree that these photos are a lot of fun.

Enjoy!

1. Shedding old feathers

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The molt continues, with varying degrees of new growth. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #bluejay #bluejays #corvids #moltingseason #yestheyarehealthy #birdwatching #birdlovers #nature #GitUp #birdphotography

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2. Grackle

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This Grackle with the wings dropped, probably because of the heat, reminded me of a majestic dark sailboat. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #CommonGrackle #Grackle #CountGrackula #prettypose #feathers #darksailor #humidandhot #birdwatching #nature #birdlovers #GitUp #birdphotography

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3. A twofer

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This handsome young man is turning into a camera hog <3 #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #NorthernCardinal #Cardinals #kingoftheyard #JoshuaHomme #birbfrens #camerahog #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #birdfreaks #birdlovers #nature #birdwatching #GitUp #birdphotography

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4. Red-winged Blackbird

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The Redwinged Blackbirds are beginning to pass through in larger groups now, but I also still see lots of young ones being fed. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #RedwingedBlackbird #blackbirds #blackredandyellow #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #birdlovers #nature #birding #GitUp #birdphotography

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5. Finch

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He is not all in focus, but I loved the determined expression on this little Finch man. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #HouseFinch #finches #spikey #wetbirb #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #cutelittleman #birdlovers #nature #birdwatching #GitUp #birdphotography

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6. A dove

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Friendly baby Dove practising what the adults do. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #MourningDove #MoDo #happiestbirb #borb #puffball #babydove #youngbird #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #birdwatching #birdlovers #nature #GitUp #birdphotography

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7. Beautiful Blue Jay

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Feather detail on a molting Blue Jay. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #BlueJay #BlueJays #bluelove #moltingseason #featherdetail #zoomin #feathers #birdwatching #birds_illife #igbirdfreaks #nuts_about_birds #birds_adored #birdlovers #nature #GitUp #birdphotography

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8. Good-looking Oriole

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I was trying to get more Hummingbird photos 😬😂. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #BaltimoreOriole #Orioles #prettyorangechildren #birdfreaks #splendid_animals #birds_adored #birdwatching #birdlovers #nature #GitUp #birdphotography

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9. Bluebird

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Bluebird teens 💙 #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #EasternBluebird #bluebird #eabl #bluelove #birdwatching #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #theygrowupsoquickly #nestwatch #birdlovers #nature #instabirds #bird_brilliance #GitUp #birdphotography

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10. Flashy!

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So flashy! #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #redwingedblackbird #blackbirds #blackredandyellow #birds_illife #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #birdwatching #birdlovers #nature #GitUp #depressionglass #birdphotography

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11. Love the hairdo

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Today, I was reminded of the quiet beauty of my snowy winter yard, and I thought how much I love soup weather and comfy domestic warmth. But right now, there is an army of bird kids out there in my yard who make it hard to stay focused at work. And nothing beats being barefoot and watching Hummingbirds, bees and Orioles. Each thing has it’s time. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #bluejay #bluejays #corvids #bluelove #birdbabies #youngbirds #fledglings #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #socute #grumpy #birdwatching #birdlovers #nature #GitUp #birdphotography

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12. Don’t crowd me, bro!

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In previous years, I had seen Dove babies around the end of May, this year there’s nothing yet. But everything seems to go slower this year, not even the Peonies are blooming yet. These guys still look all lovey dovey though, so hopefully they have some offspring nearby. #birdsofinstagram #birdstagram #mourningdove #dove #borb #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #slowsummer #michiganweather #birding #birdlovers #nature #gitup #birdphotography

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13. Ground level

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In an effort to capture some birds who never make it onto the higher feeding spots, I sometimes put the camera on the ground. Yesterday, I got lucky with this gorgeous young Redwinged Blackbird. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #redwingedblackbird #blackbirds #blackredandyellow #youngbirds #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #Michigrammers #birdwatching #birdlovers #nature #gitup #birdphotography

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14. Goldfinch

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I am still savoring every hot day, the Orioles and hummers and Grosbeaks are still around, and Nancy the Bluebird is still sitting on her four eggs, which should hatch this week. We got some summer to go. But the bird variety is slowly beginning to change, and visitors that have spent the summer elsewhere are coming back. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #AmericanGoldfinch #Goldfinches #endofsummer #birdsofmichigan #birdsofnorthamerica #birdlovers #birdwatching #nature #gitup #birdphotography

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15. Snack time

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I collected some mulberries to see who would sample them, and the Count created the most juicy looking portrait. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #commongrackle #grackles #countgrackula #eatyourfruit #juicy #mulberry #maulbeere #naturalgarden #birdlovers #nature #birdwatching #gitup #birdphotography

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Now I want to do this in my yard! Non-stop entertainment!

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Molting Baltimore Orioles. The variety of their colors and patterns is fascinating. And so is the fact that I still have so many here at this time of the year. I think everything started later and will end later this time around. #birdstagram #birdsofinstagram #baltimoreoriole #orioles #moltingseason #patterns #fiftyshadesoforange #michigrammers #birdwatching #birdlovers #nature #GitUp #birdphotography

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