Category Archives: Birds

Bountiful Bugs

The bulldozers are at it again. Another swath of short-grass prairie is being turned into houses. I can’t complain—I live in such a house. A mere three years ago, birds and bunnies made their home in what is now my … Continue reading

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Bedside Birding

They’re just House Finches. How often have I thought that? House Finches are everywhere. They were the first birds to my feeders, the day we moved into our house, and they’re still the most frequent visitors. How interesting could they … Continue reading

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June Bird Quiz: Uncropped Photo

If you were stymied on Monday, now can you name this bird? The photo was taken in Colorado in September. The answer will appear at the end of next Monday’s post.

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June Bird Quiz

Can you name this bird? The photo was taken in Colorado in June. I will post the uncropped photo on Saturday, giving you one more chance to identify this bird. The answer will appear at the end of next Monday’s … Continue reading

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Brisbane’s Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

We had one day in Brisbane, and we chose to spend it at the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. We had spent twelve days exploring the east coast of Australia, and had yet to see a single koala. I wasn’t going … Continue reading

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Rescuing Baby Birds

Nesting season is upon us, and baby birds are everywhere. Some are cute, some are downright ugly, but all are endearing. Isn’t nature wonderful? But sometimes, it seems as if Mother Nature has a problem. Not all baby birds survive … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

These photos are my Mother’s Day card to mothers, wanna-be mothers, and those who have (or had) mothers. Where would we be without you? And in honor of expectant mothers everywhere… Save Save Save Save Save

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