December 07, 2013
Come with me to the Casbah
The Ruby-throated Hummingbird beats its wings about 53 times a second.
The extremely short legs of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird prevent it from walking or hopping. The best it can do is shuffle along a perch. Nevertheless, it scratches its head and neck by raising its foot up and over its wing.
December 05, 2013
Everyone needs one of these.
I know you have a hard to buy for person on your list.
I can almost guarantee they don't have one of these.
Not sure why you would need one but someone, somewhere thought it was a good idea, it even uses recycled bags.
December 04, 2013
Red and pink
Being partially colour blind -red-green, there are times I don't see what you do.
Now with this bright red cardinal and very pink grapefruit I can see the same thing you do.
December 03, 2013
Come on in, the waters fine.
We saw this alligator in Texas at a state park. He was in what looked like an old watering trough
The largest American alligator ever reported was supposedly 19.8 ft (6 m) long, although there are doubts about the claim.
Hatchlings are 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 centimeters) long with yellow and black stripes. Juveniles, which are on the menu for dozens of predators, including birds, raccoons, bobcats, and even other alligators, usually stay with their mothers for about two years.
December 02, 2013
I think this is one of the more striking waterfowl and their name matchers their appearance making id easier.
Medium-sized duck.Rounded head.Bill blue with black tip.Male with bright red head, gray back, and black chest and rear end.
The Redhead is known to lay eggs in the nests of other Redheads, at least 10 other duck species, and even nests of the American Bittern and Northern Harrier. Many parasiticallly laid eggs fail to hatch.
By the numbers
Looks like random number generation to me.
Sure is a lot of tomatoes.
November 27, 2013
Nice salad, what's the main course.
We have several deer that show up, usually early morning or late evening, to clean up under our bird feeders.
White tailed deer -Odocoileus virginianus
White-tailed deer, the smallest members of the North American deer family
"White-tailed” refers to the white underside of the deer’s tail, which it displays and wags when it senses danger.
Photo taken through the Wonderful Wildlife Window.
November 26, 2013
I know there is a bird around here somewhere.
Even I know that's a wren.
So, where is it?
Our house guest has discovered birds in a big way. Soul Patch sits in the window and watches birds at the feeders.
Now it seems he is reading birding magazines.