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Animal Antics





A monkey sat and watched the passers by in the middle of the walk with thoughtful eyes. A little boy was trying to hold a conversation with the creature…the monkey stared at the child with a patient look. 1,119 more words


Baltimore Orioles

I usually start seeing this species in our area from mid-to-late September through the cold winter months. Many of them migrate south of Tallahassee but quite a few of them remain here taking advantage of backyard bird feeders and fruit trees. 121 more words


To hear an oriole singing...

The black–hooded oriole (Oriolus xanthornus) or manjakkili as we call it in Malayalam is considered a harbinger of Onam, the harvest festival of Kerala. Generally a few of them  are spotted  in the months of July to September. 823 more words

Seasonal Ponderings

Birds, Bees and Big Ears

Despite the heat and the valley full of smoke, animals are abundant. There is a mule deer with twin fawns that we see around our hill pretty often. 104 more words


Baltimore Oriole #8


A first year Baltimore Oriole feeding on a Mulberry fleshy fruit in the back yard on the first of July. I think it’s a male bird.


The Baltimore oriole, male.

This picture was taken last May, during the spring migration. This male oriole was seen often and I was lucky to get this picture. 12 more words