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Encouragement To An Ugly Baby

In a recent post I shared how I often look at  young Red-bellied Woodpeckers and say, with the utmost affection, “Your Mama had an ugly baby!” 129 more words

Backyard Birds

I like to walk in the rain. And I don't just get soaked... I watch natures' rainbows appear :)

Singapore  struggled with the lack of rain in the earlier part of this year and we had one of the driest spells for decades.

The nature reserves that I hold so dear and frequent regularly  were becoming awfully dry; ponds were all but moisture free and creatures were modifying their behaviour accordingly. 1,468 more words

Bird Photos And Observations

Sapsucker Nest

Last week I was in the woods of eastern Pennsylvania, on a visit over the holiday weekend. It’s always fun to get a chance to see and hear the eastern birds I grew up with that we don’t have out west – Blue Jays, Eastern Towhees, Eastern Phoebes, and all the rest. 168 more words

A Woodpecker Eye's View

Wouldn’t you just love a pair of wings?

I’ve photographed St. Nicholas Church, Laindon with Dunton from many angles, both inside and out. I’ve been up on the scaffolding which was erected inside the church when the ceiling was replaced a few years ago, which is a vantage point that hasn’t been enjoyed by very many people over the years. 315 more words

So, why hasn’t she put more suet in here?

Waterford, Michigan



I will be teaching a class for Ashland Park & Rec next week. The talk is on Thursday night, 17th of July, and then the field trip’s the following Saturday. 91 more words