A snowy owl has been making regular appearances at Sam Smith Park lately. It’s been seen in a number of spots around the park, but the most common place is out on the yacht club docks. Often it will sit right on a dock, and… Read More
I suppose some people are out trying to find some Boxing Day bargains today. For me a walk was in order after two days enjoying lots of rich food, so I wandered out to Sam Smith Park. Grey morning, light breeze, temperature above freezing. I’m… Read More
Tuffy P came across a book called The Birds of Winter by Kit & George Harrison at a thrift store a few days ago, and brought it home because we really enjoy the winter birds around our backyard feeders throughout the winter. Although the photography… Read More
It occurred to me that the mature spruces out back (we have several of them) are excellent potential winter owl habitat. I know owls show up just a few blocks away at Sam Smith Park, and I know that some owls, such as screech owls,… Read More
I heard this woodpecker way before I found him up in our apple tree banging away. My camera was inside but I had my phone with me. Here it is….