Like in real estate, perching is all about location, location, location.
In the May ’21 edition of It’s A Birb Thing we find Cheeks experimenting with various perch options around the house in order to find the best one for her to preen and play while keeping a close eye on mom!
Purple martins with dragonflies. I don’t see a lot of press releases now that journalism is no longer my full-time profession, but I did receive a few last week that caught my eye. One was from Cole’s Wild Bird Products and the other from the Purple Martin Conservation Association. The topics were very different but […]
Weekend Wildlife from the Meadow Hide I can’t believe it’s May already , this year seems to be flying past so quickly. Anyway it’s Saturday 1st May and another full day at the Meadow Hide. It might be May, but it’s still a cold start to the day , with a rather chilly 5 degrees, […]
“Has pollen got you down with sniffling, sneezing, coughing, headaches, and a case of the yellow haze blahs? You aren’t alone. It seems this pollen season has been a tough one. It’s not just us, either, as you’ve probably noticed that your avian companions are sneezing and picking their nares with their toenails more often.” Sherri Moorer
Sherri’s May’ Feathered Frenzy column offers sound tips for creating a healthy, breathable home environment that is good for us, and for our companion birds – check it out now!
Morty’s on the cusp of gaining total control… maybe. In his May’ Beneath the Cage Grate column, Morty provides us with a glimpse of potential things to come in his house… and how he just might get another bite of mom’s treasured bonsai yet! Catch up with Morty and hear about his latest angle to conquer bots, mom and, just maybe, the whole household!
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Two images today of a Cactus Wren perched on an Ocotillo and enjoying the warm morning sun. The Cactus Wren is Arizona’s state bird. Although I don’t always agree with the policy decisions made by our state […]
Wildlife Wednesday 21-4-2021 Another wildlife Wednesday from the meadow hide , and a full day from 8am to 6pm , the morning flying solo and in the afternoon with my wife Anne. All the usual suspects here today , including a fine display of abstract running by a couple of Hares. Star of the show […]
You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Today I’m featuring one more Sky Island inhabitant. This is the Acorn Woodpecker. Acorn Woodpeckers are a common sight in the higher elevations of the mountain ranges in southern Arizona. I’ve seen and photographed them in the […]