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My Little Family of Blue Jays

I have a family of five blue jays. I had a pair that had four babies that fledged in my garden last spring. They would bring them everyday from the nest to my fenced-in side garden, which is also canopied by a sky vine draped over a strawberry guava tree. It offered protection as they […]

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Starlings & a Boat-tailed Grackle

European Starlings join a single Boat-tailed Grackle up on some wires near Loxahatchee Wildlife Refuge.

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Sunrise 11.4.2013

Sunrise with Mottled Ducks and a Common Grackle.

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Red-bellied Woodpecker at Feeder

A red-bellied woodpecker enjoys a peanut butter suet cake at a feeder in my yard.

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Dark Birds Bring Dark Words

Happy Halloween! From my archives 2011

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Great Egret

My cat Sookie spotted this Great Egret hunting lizards in my front yard.

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Sunrise 10.30.2013

Sunrise with Common Grackles

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Sunrise 10.28.2013 with a Red-shouldered Hawk

I woke up before the sun rose. Not on purpose mind you, but I just couldn’t fall back asleep. So I made a cup of coffee and went out to the patio to watch the sunrise over the lake. As the sun was coming up I could hear a lot of warbler noise but I […]

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London Wetlands

I have been going to London once or twice a year since 1999. And in all those visits I had no idea there was a nature preserve right there in the city! The WWT London Wetland Centre is located on the Queen’s Walk. In addition to all the great parks London has to offer, the […]

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