One thing I enjoy about birding is that you can do it anywhere. There are no specific places you need to be. You can find all sorts of interesting birds, and don’t even have to leave your own backyard. 569 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
Mount Gravatt Environment Group
By: Michael Fox
The success of the first ten nest-boxes installed at the Fox Gully Bushcare has confirmed our research which showed the lack of suitable breeding hollows in trees… 239 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
a world outside your window
Today I found a Tree Bumblebee nest in a birdbox.
The bees were flitting in and out, some smaller ones hovering around the entrance – these are apparently the male drones waiting for the Queen to come out. 89 more words
2 months ago
The decision to leave the EU represents a very serious threat to environmental protection in the UK (see Damian Carrington’s blog in the Guardian… 188 more words
Birds of Antietam
I had the good fortune yesterday to see two male Indigo Buntings in summer coats the color of a clear blue sky. The structure of their feathers 544 more words
Looking like a small alien blob, it takes a while to recognise the tiny baby birds huddled together for warmth in a small nest.
In previous years… 212 more words
3 months, 1 week ago
The Lens and I
Pussy willows droop over a nest box as I open the lid.
The box is empty. A house wren piles twigs to the roof each spring. 7 more words
3 months, 2 weeks ago