Summer in the upper Midwest has been pleasant and we are out and about! Summer Flowers and Activity And, Terry Pitts shared this video of an industrious bird making its nest. Likely a second brood.
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Here’s a fun guest blog by friends, Gordon and Nancy, about their husbandry of birds on their “Little Acreage.” “A few years ago my wife and I decided we wanted to attract wildlife to our little acreage. We already had deer and wild turkeys so we decided to try to attract some Bluebirds. We went on […]
At Winding Pathways, we venture into our yard nearly every day, even if it’s raining, windy, or frigid out. Of all the times, early May is our favorite to linger outdoors. Why? It’s the best birding. Very late April and the first couple of weeks of May boast normally glorious weather, blooming flowers and birds. […]
We’re lucky to have a pair of bald eagles nesting within walking distance of our home. Occasionally we clamber through the woods to check on the couple, but we’re careful to not disturb them. We stay a hundred yards away from their nest tree and spy on them through binoculars. On March 12 Rich witnessed […]
Just ten days ago the wren parents fledged the babies from the box on our deck. After we knew they were safely gone, Rich unbolted and cleaned out the next. What an amazing feat of engineering! With just a beak and claws, the wrens fashioned a comfy, warm home to sit on eggs and raise […]