Category Archives: Uncategorized

August Bird Quiz

Can you identify this bird? The photo was taken in Arizona during the month of May. The answer will appear next week.

Posted in Bird ID Quiz, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Little Brown Jobs

Would you like your bedroom to be infested with spiders? I can’t count the nights I’ve spent wide awake in bed. staring at a suspicious black blob on the ceiling (I’m rather nearsighted without my glasses). Was it a spider? … Continue reading

Posted in Bird Profiles, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

March Bird Quiz: Uncropped Photo

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Online Birding

I haven’t been birding in what seems like ages. I won’t go into the list of reasons, but it involves a new job and lots of home organizing. I need a birding fix. Truly, I’m getting desperate. A couple of … Continue reading

Posted in Backyard Birds, Birding Tips, Birds, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My Annual Mid-winter Attitude Check

I love wintertime. I love the snow, the icicles, and even the subzero temperatures (probably because we so seldom get them). Having grown up in the monotonous weather of southern California, I think winter is amazing, even after 25 years … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Surviving Winter, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Moth Orchids

With the holidays behind us, winter seems to stretch out as far as we can see. I don’t know about you, but I’m more than ready for a tropical vacation! We can’t afford tickets to a balmy beach or verdant … Continue reading

Posted in Gardening, Houseplants, Surviving Winter, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Choosing a Birdfeeder

There are about a zillion bird feeders on the market. They come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes. They’re made from anything from plastic to wood to gleaming copper. Some hang from supports or tree branches, others perch … Continue reading

Posted in Backyard Birds, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment