Tuesday, December 13, 2011


I haven't posted anything for months so I thought I would post some hummingbird pictures.

Friday, November 26, 2010


On a small birding trip to Koll center wetlands it seemed strange for the water to be so low considering the rain over the last few weeks and the snow melt. Does anybody know why the wetlands are like this?

These are some bald eagles flying around in Greenway park.

Have a good weekend everybody!

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Nesting robins!

It's been such a long time since I posted something here. Since I haven't been on here for a while I thought I could post something telling you about the robins we have nesting.
We first noticed the nest when we came back from vacation. We put up a robin/swallow nesting shelf last year. Nothing came but then a year later we discovered a robin sitting on her newly laid eggs. It took about 14 days for the eggs to hatch. It was obvious when the eggs hatched when the adults started coming in with beak-fulls of worms.
Now we see the parents coming in every ten minutes with bunches of worms. When they come in you can see the baby birds stick their heads up and open their big orange mouths.
Here are the progressive pictures taken of the family.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Birds of Monterey.

These are the wild birds from our trip to Monterey, California.

Pelagic cormorants! I've waited a long time to see these.

The gulls were surprisingly large.

A flock of brown pelicans.

What a sight.

These pigeons sometimes strayed into the stores.

Is this a Heerman's gull?

A young brown pelican.

I could never figure this bird out. Any ideas?

This is a funny picture!

The mystery bird again.

A red-shouldered hawk! This was a pleasant surprise.

Have a good week.

Autumn trees, mushrooms and squirrels.

There has been a lot of wildlife activity around. Especially around the pumpkin seeds.

The squirrels and jays have been gobbling up the leftover pumpkin seeds from carving.

Most of the leaves have fallen from the trees but there is still some left.

Don't know what kind of mushrooms these are.

Saturday, October 31, 2009

Saturday, September 12, 2009

End of summer catch-up.

Hey everyone. Summer has just flown by this year. With summer over I have some posting work to do!

I hope you enjoy!

A little hummer drinking some nectar.

A very hot squirrel.

A cooper's hawk enjoying lunch in our tree.

The bees love this plant. It just recently bloomed. I think it's called Autumn joy.

A close-up of some lavender from Willakenzie lavender farm.

Our Provence lavender in our garden.

I'll be posting more soon.

Have a nice weekend!