Month: December 2020

My Little Chickadee

It’s amazing how a phrase from a movie made in 1940 is still remembered, eighty years later. “My Little Chickadee” was a movie staring Mae West and W.C. Fields and was produced twenty years before I was born – and I’m old! My little… Continue Reading “My Little Chickadee”

Good catch

Snap. Snap. Snap. Three images. A juvenile White-crowned Sparrow has sights on a different branch. The Mockingbird seems oblivious to his travels.

My Current Fav

In earlier posts I have questioned the rationale behind a bird’s name. My current favorite bird is no exception. The Tufted Titmouse clearly has an odd moniker. With a bit of research I discovered that the Tufted Titmouse’s name comes from Old English words… Continue Reading “My Current Fav”

wE’LL sEE

Earlier this autumn, Robert and I put up two owl boxes and a Wood duck box that I acquired from Etsy craftsmen. One Owl box is hung under the eves of the open side of our old barn. One is on a pole backed… Continue Reading “wE’LL sEE”

Finch Photo-Bomb!

I adore the Northern Cardinals that live in almost all corners of our property. They have a little, happy chirping sound to announce their arrival into an area, and of course the males’ brilliant red coloring is a sight to behold. Even though I… Continue Reading “Finch Photo-Bomb!”