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Catching up with Buzzards

I’m a few days behind, but here’s #6 as per the prompt of Day 6: “a poem that looks at the same thing from various points of view,” taking particular inspiration from NaPo’s example poet Wallace Stevens — though I’ve opted for buzzards instead of blackbirds. 123 more words

Wildlife Wednesday - Riding the thermals

A lot is happening in the skies this month. The rooks behind our house are established in their nests now and are hanging out in the tree tops, calling loudly across the countryside at seemingly all hours. 786 more words


From the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic Coast

The morning was warmer than the previous one but not exactly your usual Florida March Break heat.  We drove along the Tamiami Trail, aka Alligator Alley, as we headed east to the Atlantic side and the Florida Keys. 258 more words

Winter Trip 2017

Every Day's a Holiday

Did you know that just about every day in the year has some holiday or observance attached to it?

Yesterday was the “Ides of March” as in  “Beware the Ides of March”, the warning the soothsayer called out to Julius Caesar. 269 more words


Where have all the Buzzards gone?

I didn’t see a single Buzzard today on the way to Peterborough, just three Kestrels and a Red Kite.  My first thought on seeing an increase in Kestrels and a decrease in Buzzards is that the Kestrels must have eaten the Buzzards. 283 more words

Bird Watching

Rhubarb,more Rhubarb and Grass.

During my wandering over the last few days, with my four legged companion Poppy, we have ventured off the pathways and roads to cross various fields and woodland, close to the Linwood moss road. 300 more words


Wild Animals!

Every visit to the LBJ National Grasslands is an adventure that usually involves hunting for mushrooms.  But the last two weeks have been particularly exciting. With Spring around the corner the animals are coming out to play. 562 more words