In Chloride Canyon we watched a small bird repeatedly go into a crevice between rocks with an insect in her beak. My knowledgeable friends knew it was a rock wren. 19 more words
2 weeks, 1 day ago
A juvenile Rock Wren hanging out on my roof checking out our new backyard furniture. I love that you can see the individual barbs on the feathers on the face!
3 weeks, 3 days ago
Hope is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops, at all.
Emily Dickinson… 760 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). 550 more words
2 months ago
A Rock Wren giving my dog the evil eye after being scared up into this bush. To be fair, my dog is the worst hunter on the planet. 13 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago
By DOC Biodiversity Ranger, Bruce Postill (Waikato)
I recently attended the inaugural Australasian Bird Fair in Sydney.
The Bird Fair is targeted at bird watchers/naturalists, with perhaps 15% of those attending being researchers. 392 more words
7 months, 1 week ago
Now that I’ve been putting out mealworms in my yard, I’ve been getting some Rock Wrens hopping around. I was putting the worms into a little hanging dish, but I wasn’t getting many takers. 80 more words
9 months, 4 weeks ago