birds

SHARING IN THE RAIN

Share Your World 6th of September It is raining. Not a sprinkle. Not a quick cloudburst. Real rain starting quite early and continuing. It was raining hard earlier and is now raining steadily, but not “tropical.” The rain is supposed to… Read More ›

NUTHATCHES OUT ON A LIMB

Nuthatches are funny, crazy birds. They always seem to be upside down. I think they are the only birds who can run head downward on trees. Mostly, they apparently prefer being upside down. they certainly prefer eating upside down.

ALL THE BIRDS

There were so many birds on the deck today. There had to be at least a dozen different species — and there were at least two species of squirrel and a couple of chipmunks, too. And let’s not forget the… Read More ›

CARDINALS IN THE SNOW

Given the temperatures and the dryness, it seems a good time to remember cold and snow and how beautiful the red Cardinals are against all that whiteness. I promise to never complain about the cold again!

OH HAPPY BLUEBIRDS

So among the many pictures found yesterday, there are many bluebirds. Not as many bluebirds as grackles, but the bluebirds come as one, two, three at a time. You don’t discover (one morning) your entire deck and woods are covered… Read More ›

LAST OF JULY

Last on the Card – July 2022 I haven’t taken as many pictures this month as usual. For one thing, it has been awfully hot, for two, awfully dry and for three, I’m on a bunch of new medications which are… Read More ›

PRIMARY COLORS

CMMC July Primary Colors Birds and flowers. I included yellow. It may not be an official primary color, but I think it’s primary. Is there anything bluer than a Bluebird? Or redder than rose? The blue of the water, the green… Read More ›

MOURNING DOVES

We’ve had a lot of baby doves on the deck this past week. It’s interesting watching the baby birds. Many of them, like doves and Goldfinch, look like exact miniatures of their parents. A few, like Cardinals, have unlovely offspring…. Read More ›