Month: May 2021

Making A Home

The House Wrens arrived last week. I could tell by their melodious song. Last year a pair made a home in a box near the Alleyway, which is centrally located on the property. This year, they are smitten with a new box we put… Continue Reading “Making A Home”

A what?

This is a Dickcissel. It’s a very colorful, small bird that migrates into my area to breed in summer. They are known to make their living in alfalfa or clover fields. I suppose any grass pasture will do, since we have many of these… Continue Reading “A what?”

The colors of a Sunset

The Barn Swallows have returned and are busy making their mud-based nests under the eaves of my office patio, as well as above the door of Robert’s shop. These are the same locations the birds have used in previous years. I’m excited to keep… Continue Reading “The colors of a Sunset”

Welcome Back, King!

I’ve been waiting to see the first Kingbird of the season. I love, love, love these birds. On Saturday, I saw my first. It was in our front yard perched on the top of our mini-van luggage rack, of all places! I didn’t get… Continue Reading “Welcome Back, King!”

Nest Box Status

After several days of rain and dreary weather, I was able to get out in the brilliant sun on April 30 and May 1. May 1 was my birthday, so it was especially nice to experience the tranquillity and vibrancy of Spring. I can’t… Continue Reading “Nest Box Status”