Tag Archives: birds
This is my favorite window photo from the abandoned farmhouses of southern Nebraska. Inside the plaster was falling off the walls, boards and trash were on the floor and swallows nests decorated walls and light fixtures. Once someone was excited … Continue reading
This photo is a straight-on shot of a Mountain Chickadee. He looks a bit ominous from this perspective, don’t you think? See photos of other Birds in the Gallery.
Usually we see turkey vultures soaring across the sky like graceful ballet dancers. They are not quite so pretty close up, but are still fascinating. On a warm, spring morning they line up on the fence and spread their expansive … Continue reading
Spring is here and the birds and chipmunks are out. So are the squirrels. This one visits us during all seasons except deep winter and eats its fill of unshelled, unroasted peanuts. The birds share and we enjoy watching them … Continue reading
The chickadees are very cute sitting on a tree and hopping around. However, high in the winter mountains they are hungry and become as pesky as mosquitos whizzing around your head. When you sit down and break out lunch you … Continue reading
Feeder Food It is important to put the right food in bird feeders if you want lots of activity. We have found the favorite for our area is the black-oil sunflower seed. The outer coating is relatively soft so the … Continue reading
Birds of Myth and Imagination Ravens are large, smart, long-lived birds averaging 25 inches long and 2.6 pounds. They are gregarious so if you see one, you can usually count on there being more around. Although they don’t visit the … Continue reading