Tag Archives: wildlife

Feathered Foes

If you were to sit on my back deck for any length of time and observe the birds, it would quickly become evident that there are some who just can’t seem to get along. For example, just about every time … Continue reading

Posted in Backyard Birds | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Every Party’s Better With Planters

This afternoon, I (translate that to say “hubby”) filled the Dogwood cavity – aka, the peanut pantry – and waited to see who would show up. The first to arrive, and therefore awarded the starring role in this post, was … Continue reading

Posted in Backyard Birds | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

A Last Hurrah Hodgepodge

With the temperatures dipping below bone-chilling, I am missing the warmer weather we had on our trip to Florida, as well as the beauty we were blessed to be surrounded with while at the wetlands. So, I thought I’d do … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond the Backyard | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

One Gorgeous Gallinule

During our visit to the Orlando Wetlands, Rick (aka sexy camera caddie!) and I went down a trail that was a peninsula between two marshes. As we approached the end, a blur of purple and green caught my eye before … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond the Backyard | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

A Fintastic Experience

When I was a little girl, I daydreamed of sailing the Calypso in search of dolphins and killer whales.  Creatures of the sea have always fascinated me, and while I never had the chance to join Cousteau’s crew, I did … Continue reading

Posted in Words Without Birds | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

A Resolute Rodent

Who is the arch enemy of every bird-feeding human? Why this bushy-tailed thief, of course! The squirrels in my backyard are resolute rodents to say the least!  They wait until they think the coast is clear… …and then land on … Continue reading

Posted in Words Without Birds | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

An Unbalanced Diet

The Red-headed Woodpecker who comes to my feeders has been eating a steady diet of peanuts.  Typically, he lands on the squirrel proof feeder, but he has also discovered that this fine fare is available in the trays attached to … Continue reading

Posted in Backyard Birds | Tagged , , , , , , , | 18 Comments