White Breasted Nuthatch
The white breasted nuthatch has been one busy bird today collecting goodies from the feeder.
Do Flies Drink Water
Why? Why, didn’t I think flies drank water before this week? After a rainstorm I was out searching for raindrops on flowers in my yard but this fly captured my attention.
Birds You May Find in Your Backyard
A running list of birds that you may find in your backyard along with some interesting facts, and possible additional reading posts that may help you attract them to your backyard.
Moose Crossing the Lake
Signs line sections of the main highway running through the upper peninsula of Michigan to watch for moose or “Moose Crossing.”
The last generation of Monarchs are busy collecting nectar in Wisconsin for their long migration to Mexico
This coopers hawk was concentrating hard on watching the ducklings below him.
Chipmunk Itch He Can’t Scratch
Poor little guy has an itch he just couldn’t seem to get to.
Are turkeys not the ugliest birds you have ever laid eyes on? At least I think so. It is the face that kills me. A face only a mother could love. But, they are big, beefy and run pretty funny. The only thing I can say that is pretty, or should I say – pretty special is the way they fan their feathers during mating season, now there is a plus! That is pure beauty!
I don’t sit and stay long in one place. I am a wandering fool. I capture what is in front of me, or what I happen to run into on my explorations. There is something to be said for enjoying a cup of coffee while sitting at the edge of a pond or lake. Nothing rushed, nor expected. Just out enjoying the environment and sipping coffee. Perfection. Bliss.
Silver Spotted Skipper
The silver spotted skipper is the largest of the skippers and is most commonly found during the months of June, July and August in Wisconsin.
I was on my way to photograph the sunset along the shores of Green Bay which requires me to head out through the country roads but I didn’t get all that far. This splendid gray fox was ducking in and out of a few cars on a piece of property right in town.