Winterberry (Ilex verticilatta) fruits mature in late summer and early fall, but they are much more evident now that most of the leaves have fallen off this deciduous member of the Holly family. 70 more words
Tags » American Robin
Over the years, I have truly enjoyed watching and photographing the birds in our own backyard so very much. A few years ago, we installed a couple of wooden poles in strategic spots in the yard in an attempt to train our male poodle to “use” them instead of some new plants that we had just planted, and while that was a successful project in that respect, we also soon witnessed several birds that seemed to rather enjoy just perching on top of the poles. 167 more words
It’s always a treat to sojourn at Colonel Sam Smith Park, despite the windy, cool, overcast conditions, # perfect autumn morning.
As the song birds were reticent to leave the safety of the shrubbery, my main focus was the waterfowl. 161 more words