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Miss Opportunity

Of course I’ll miss them.  However, there is opportunity for what I won’t miss also – 

1)  Those garbage pail misses – when someone throws something away but doesn’t happen to notice that the trash bag needs fixing and now you have to, you HAVE to, reach in and get that egg shell that’s oozing against the pail.   209 more words

Leaving The Nest - All About The Chicks

Knitting Nests To Save Orphaned Baby Birds & Wildlife!

Little Red Bear and I have rescued a number of orphaned baby birds and other baby critters over the years. Are you a friend of the birds and like helping out? 369 more words


In the Voice of David Attenborough

We see here the black-spangled throat warbler, which builds a nest for its chicks out of its own intestines. 

BTW, I found this at an antiques store. 26 more words


Something Lovey-Dovey for my 50th post.

Gotcha. Yes, it’s a pair of collared doves that were sunbathing one afternoon a few weeks back. They did start to make a nest in the guttering of our roof, but probably got fed up of all the noise we make and abandoned it. 30 more words

Animal Welfare

The Baya Weaver

The Baya weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a weaver-bird found across the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Flocks of these birds are found in grasslands, cultivated areas, scrub and secondary growth and they are best known for their hanging retort shaped nests woven from leaves. 256 more words

Great Golden Digger Wasps Digging Nests & Provisioning Them with Food

The Great Golden Digger Wasp, Sphex ichneumoneus, is a solitary, predatory wasp whose hunting and nesting techniques are programmed and never vary. Having overwintered underground in a nest dug by its mother, the adult wasp emerges, often in August, and begins preparations for the next generation. 298 more words


Re-cycled Birthing Suites

This morning, I heard scratching noises and thought of snakes. We get a few snakes and since we are almost on the end of winter, it is time to come out of hibernation. 400 more words