Critter(s) of the Day: count ’em

It's only 9C and dreary right now, and raining fairly heavily. Hard to believe we're supposed to hit 28C in less than a week! It feels more like October than September. So here is a photo from late June, when our feeding station was a lot busier with birds than right now! How many do … Continue reading Critter(s) of the Day: count ’em

Critter(s) of the Day: many bird visitors

There was one day in June when we got so many birds visiting at once. Especially goldfinches. It was really hard to choose photos for critter of the day! My older brother had given my parents hanging bird feeders as gifts, years ago. The church one was for my mother, and the barn was for … Continue reading Critter(s) of the Day: many bird visitors

Critter of the Day: goldfinch watching

He's checking us out! American Goldfinches are another of those local birds I don't remember seeing at all, growing up here. Last year, a few showed up in our feeding station, but not often. Now, we get huge masses of them! Sometimes, I'll count a dozen or more in the lilac bush, and another dozen … Continue reading Critter of the Day: goldfinch watching