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The birds of (winter storm) Iola

And it snowed and it snowed yesterday.

I cleared railings and feeders every hour or two, fed the birds all day, and took a few pictures through glass too. 224 more words

Up close and personal with Mr. Blue Jay


After finishing this sketch of a blue jay, I instantly remembered how difficult it is to draw birds. I guess I wasn’t prepared for the amount of detail that would be required. 80 more words


The Jaunty Jay

This morning I am heading over to Foxtale Book Shoppe  (think “Cheers” with books instead of beer) to sign up for an eight week writing class.  288 more words


Eastern Wood-Pewee Species Dossier

by Carl Strang

This week’s species dossier consists of my observations of a neotropical migrant flycatcher, the eastern wood-pewee. This bird is our common small woodland nesting flycatcher, working mainly in the lower canopy and shrub layer, leaving the upper canopy to its larger relative, the great crested flycatcher. 370 more words


Day Twenty 30 Paintings in 30 Days.

“You Looking at Me?” Watercolor, Blue Jay 5 1/2″ x 7 1/2″ $50. Photo reference courtesy of Robin on Paint My Photo. Challenge courtesy of Leslie Saeta.


Blue Jay #13

A Blue Jay that was also in my back yard.


The blue jay and the chestnut.

A friend had told me of a particular tree where blue jays liked to congregate to eat chestnuts that were in the tree and those that had fallen to the ground. 81 more words