Tag: mockingbird

Winter Sunshine

Yesterday, I went out to the pastures for the first time in seven days. The weather and work commitments had prevented me from getting outdoors. I really needed it. It is truly my happy place, and it offers me almost a meditative experience. The… Continue Reading “Winter Sunshine”

Can We Expect You?

While I was sitting at my desk, a Northern Mockingbird landed on the lights that I have strung across my office patio. I had never seen that before. I have observed Mockingbirds in nearly every corner of the property. During the summer season, they… Continue Reading “Can We Expect You?”

Dine-In or Carry-Out

Before I started to create this post, I had to find out where I stood in the greater scheme of things – wild bird related things, that is. At Wikapedia I read that “Over 55 million Americans over the age of 16 feed wild… Continue Reading “Dine-In or Carry-Out”

Take Turns

Each day since we put up the feeding station in the Pond Meadow, I get the sense that more birds are feeling comfortable checking out this new option for resources. I recently posted photos of a Northern Mockingbird that took advantage of the fresh… Continue Reading “Take Turns”

Fresh Produce

Several weeks ago I hung an apple in a tree and lured Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, Catbirds and House Finches in for a snack. When we put up a new feeding platform out in the Pond Meadow, I thought we might be able to satisfy the… Continue Reading “Fresh Produce”