Category Archives: Wildlife

Meadow Birds

We have moved house within the same town. Our new house is on the northern edge over-looking farmland. This has given us new birds to see from our north and east facing windows. The first new bird for us to … Continue reading

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Backyard Birding: Return of Update

Wife has posted some photographs of some of our recent visitors: http://mansememories.wordpress.com/2014/05/20/visitors/

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Backyard Birding: Update

Well, last week’s social activities did not go as fully as hoped. The magnolia warbler did not return; and the indigo bunting departed not to reappear until Father-in-Law telephoned to say that he was home safely.  More positively, the pair … Continue reading

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Backyard Birding

With the warm weather, we have had new visitors for the birdfeeders in the backyard. Last weekend, there was an indigo bunting. Now, a pair of Baltimore orioles have taken up residence somewhere close by and visit our suet feeder … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing For Turkeys

Looking out of the window, the sky is clear blue, the trees are bare, and the ground is dazzling white. It has been snow-covered since the middle of November. Around here, we take a white Christmas for granted; but we … Continue reading

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Stand By To Repel Boarders II

We have had two visitors this week.  They came in by different entrances; and, hopefully, they will leave by different exits.  The first visitor was a mouse: only the one this time.  We have not found his entrance, but I … Continue reading

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Snow Birds

Despite the snow and ice, we have been able to keep the birdfeeders full.  We have a finch feeder with thistle and nyger seed, a sunflower seed feeder, a suet feeder, and a mixed seed feeder. They hang on a … Continue reading

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