Celebrating migratory birds by not celebrating Mother's Day in the traditional way.
There are those we watch and those we chase. Here are 20 bird portraits of our most photogenic yard residents (Part 2).
A longish story about how one little hummingbird won our hearts and lost us sleep in the course of a day, making us love its species just a bit more!
A quick post with photos, especially for my birdie-lovers. Bruce the Ruby-throated Hummingbird is my centerfold!
Bird banding on a whole 'nuther level. See a tiny Butterball fly right from a kid's hand.
"This could all be yours someday." ~ Guster * Little did we know what Christmas would spark. When Scottie came in to tell me, There is a Rufous in our tree, I brushed him off in usual fashion. I thought he probably just wishes there was one, much like the wood stork he talks about could be in our creek … Continue reading Hummers, High Island, and High Hopes
Oh my gosh, what a great morning! It's about dang time, too. The bus schedule has been reliable three days straight. Kids are in the swing of it, getting themselves ready with minimal effort on my part. It's all about to change - the main road exiting our neighborhood will be closed temporarily for construction … Continue reading Alien Grub, Cushaw Stretches Its Arms
"Like the hummingbird sipping nectar from every flower, I fly joyfully through my days, seeing beauty in everything." ~ Amethyst Wyldfyre ♥ The severe drought of 2011 brought Ruby-throated Hummingbirds in record numbers to our backyard feeders in the fall. Flowers all year were scarce, so in order to get their little tanks full for their … Continue reading Hummingbirds Tank Up (Video!)