Saw a strange blackbirdby
During my run I saw a big blackbird walking by some bushes. It was about the size of a small chicken, but it didn't look like a chicken. The body and legs were pure black. There was a large white...
Point Pelee Life Birdsby
, there was a lot of bird activity along the road between White Pine and Black Willow Beach - the bike trail... through my pictures helped me identify some birds I was uncertain of in the field and these four were all new...
January Bird Count Final Tallyby
Saw more black ducks tonightby
the ducklings was totally black except for a large whitespot on its neck and breast. It's head and beak... were webbed or not. There were 5 ducklings, and about half were totally black with the whitespot...
Week Three of the January Bird Countby
and added 14 to my monthly total including two life birds. Last year I saw a White-winged Scoter....
Here are the birds I added to my January list yesterday:
Mute Swan, Trumpeter Swan, Black Duck, Red-breasted...
A Little Brown-Winged Birdby
My ability to identify little brown birds is gradually improving... on the white breast. It is also smaller than the winter sparrow and is a very messy bird, scattering seeds...
or two. Many more birds are around, but I just didn't see them or identify them over these two days... Siskin
Blue Jay, Northern Cardinal, Black-capped Chickadee, White-breasted Nuthatch, Red-breasted...
Gardening is For the Birdsby
Take Root and Write ..
for them: shelter, nesting spots, food, and water.
Then God said, "...let birds fly above the earth in the open...
I treated myself to a special gardening issue of Birds & Blooms magazine called Gardening...
Seen on a Black Walnut Treeby
Other birds seen in the walnut grove this day included a White-breasted Nuthatch, Cardinal, Blue Jay, White...
I mentioned in the last post that black walnut trees are among the first deciduous trees to lose...
Toad Spots: A Minor Affliction of Old Ageby
and are never malignant. This example is dark brown but color can range from white to light tan through black. They grow....
At The Elder Storytelling Place today, Terry Hamburg: Tails in Black and White