Bird Choreography & Rock-n-Roll

I have never guffawed but this had me guffawing. This is why I'm fascinated by nature. Go Bird: Post by 2Day FM. … [Read more...]

The Solitary Seagull

I wrote this poem last weekend after sharing a spot of beach with a lone shorebird: We are one, you and I. Literally and metaphorically. You stand against the stiff breeze, Observing the Gulf expanse and then Observing me As I arrive to share this moment in time With You. I take my seat on the white sand To contemplate the vast horizon, The possibility it inspires, and … [Read more...]

Carolina Chickadee: June 4, 2012

Last week (June 4, 2012) we had a nice rainy morning, so I spent a couple of hours on my covered patio watching the rain and watching the birds come in to my feeders for a rainy morning snack. Here are a few pics of what I think is a Carolina Chickadee. I say "think" because I discovered that the Carolina Chickadee and Black-capped Chickadee are quite similar in appearance. As best I can … [Read more...]

Crow adopts kitten

While trying to update the Crows Go Tubing post, I ran across this video about a kitten adopted by a wild crow named Moses. As noted elsewhere, I adore crows and kittens, so this is particularly heartwarming.   … [Read more...]

Crows go tubing….

The "Crows go Tubing" video has been pulled from YouTube and moved to another site that may or may not allow embeds. I could never get through the ad servers to find out. I decided I'd rather not direct site visitors to go through the ordeal (nor did I wait around to suffer the ordeal myself). As previously noted, I find crows to be a fascinating species.* This is just too … [Read more...]