I brought my camera with me for a walk in Sam Smith Park today. Not surprisingly, as this park is very popular among birders, there were several people out today with cameras and binoculars. As soon as I reached the bridge by the yacht club,… Read More
Have you noticed the red-winged blackbirds are back? I started seeing males about a week ago and now there are loads of them around. The arrival of these boys is a harbinger of spring, and if today is an example they’ve got it right. I… Read More
Lot of bird activity out back this morning. Some of my sparrow friends were enjoying the sun…. Others were hanging out at the clubhouse…. A few were checking out the local real estate…. Then I noticed there was some nest-building going on. Don’t they know… Read More
Yesterday….. Today, it’s sunny and beautiful, cold but no wind. The birds are enjoying the day.
The house finches disappeared for a couple weeks, but they’re back! These days there are mourning doves around just about every day. The house sparrows are enjoying the community housing units above the deck.
It’s funny how sometimes you don’t really notice certain things until you really slow down and look. For instance, I used to walk through many forests on my way to trout streams and never noticed the world of fungi all around me, until I started… Read More