Goose Poop!

  Jeff (my husband) and I were sitting out on our deck last Saturday morning enjoying a cup of coffee and watching the birds.  In front of us is our river birch, our pond is mostly to the left of us from where we are sitting, and we have bird feeders on all sides.  We […]

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Do All Birds Fly South For The Winter?

  Bird migration is a regular seasonal journey in both spring and fall that many species of birds undertake.  The reason that birds migrate  can be due to temperature changes, seasonal fluctuations in food supplies, breeding needs, and territorial considerations.  But do all birds migrate or as many people say, “fly south for the winter?”  […]

Cooper’s Hawk Looking For Breakfast

  I was in my bedroom this morning that has a big picture window with a good view of our yard and pond.  Off to the right you will see my rose bush garden that has a fountain and of course a platform feeder for the birds.  When suddenly, I hear a small thunder type sound. […]

Fall Migration Birds

    You know when summer is over when you begin to see migrating birds passing through in your backyard,  nearby park, or by the lake shore. Birders get a little bit excited about this since usually July and parts of August doesn’t have much to offer but the normal birds that you see.   Now all […]

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Bald Cardinals

What is Wrong With That Cardinal? They’re baaaack!  I am talking about those very ugly bald Cardinals coming in to my backyard bird feeder and in my tree.  You may have seen one or two bald Cardinals yourself or even a bald Blue Jay.  And it is not as pretty a sight to see as compared to the […]

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It’s A Great Horned Owl!

Follow Me   “It’s a Great Horned Owl!”  I claimed….BUT… after further examination, NO it was not…it was just a Fake.  Have you ever driven along a road when it is just starting to get dark outside or even later in the evening, and suddenly spot a Great Horned Owl up on the top of somebody’s […]

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Peanuts! Peanuts! Get your Peanuts!

Attracting Bluejays     Attracting Blue jays to your yard can be very entertaining.  It is all about peanuts which is a favorite of this beautiful and amazing bird.  The photo on the left is of a particular Blue jay who with the rest of its family, likes to visit our feeders and bird baths daily. […]

What’s the hurry?

What’s The Hurry? Everyone is always in a hurry these days. Watch people when you are riding along in a car at the stop light or while on the road. People are either busy talking on their phones or gasp! texting while driving. Parents are either rushing in to work or running their kids off […]

It’s only rock-n- roll but I like it!

A few years ago  (back in the stone age when cell phones did not come with cameras) I lived in Ohio on six and a half acres on a wooded lot.  My husband and I were relaxing out on our second story deck which was right there among the trees.   It was a great place for […]