Pileated Woodpecker at my Backyard Feeder Suet is one of the best types of food to feed your backyard birds especially in the winter. It is usually made from fat such as rendered animal fat but peanut butter, high in fat, can also be used. Both provide protein and carbohydrates which means energy for […]
Monthly Archives: November 2017
Birds in the Snow!
I love to see birds in the snow don’t you? In my backyard, in the woods, at the park….anywhere is fine with me. The reason being is because you just never know what birds you are going to see. You see when it snows birds have a harder time finding food and water because […]
Great Blue Heron…or Crane?
Great Blue Heron A lot of my family and friends know that I love the birds and know a little bit about them. If I don’t my serious birder husband definitely does as he keeps bird lists of birds that he has seen in our backyard, in the county that we live in, the […]
Sandhill Crane Migration Time
You can’t miss them. If they are flying overhead you will hear a loud bugling type call that is very distinct. Every year from mid November until mid to late December (even as late as January and February), the Sandhill Cranes can be seen and definitely heard in some parts of North America as […]
Winter Birds Are Starting to Arrive!
Last Sunday Jeff noticed that the fish were swirling around a lot at the surface of our pond and decided it was a good time to go fishing. He was right because he ending up catching 11 fish within a 15 minute period. One of them was a pretty good size, a six pounder! Nice catch indeed! […]
No More Birds!
She commented on Facebook on the local birder’s page that there were no more birds in her backyard. She just moved to a new home and for some reason wasn’t getting any Northern Cardinals in her backyard or Chickadees like she used to. All she was getting was House Sparrows (they are a given) and Goldfinches. […]
Birding Belize – By The Sea
The last day in the jungle at Chan Chich Lodge started out pretty ugly weather-wise. Jeff and I woke up to heavy rain that morning. It stopped just long enough for us to get a good walk in along the road to the suspension bridge and around the grounds of the lodge. […]