Mr. Big

The other day we saw the bird feeder shake with no birds in sight. Curious. Then a very large bird moved from around the back and we got a good look at him. He was a Northern flicker, a kind of woodpecker. This is…

Winter Birds

My sweetie and I moved our bird feeders under the edge of the roof where we can see them from the dining table (we have seed and suet). It’s been interesting to see who stayed around for the snow. These little guys are Red-breasted…

Winter Entertainment

I was looking at my collection of Zentangle patterns when 2n5 caught my eye on the first page. It reminded me of the bird feeders we have just outside our dining area window. The suet is in a wire box hanging off a snow…

Plants on a Shelf

Bless my sweetie. He made me a shelf over the dining room window for my plants. We’re having below freezing temperatures and some of them have to come inside (everything outside gets covered in straw (and eventually snow) for the winter). Most of my…

Attitude

The other day my sweetie and I heard this really raucous sound. We finally decided it was a bird and then we saw this fellow out our dining room window. He’s a Stellar’s Jay. The picture doesn’t do him justice. He was a very…