Looking forward for the humans to stop taking pictures, and bring out some food!
It had been a long time since we saw red polls!
Three little grosbeaks, all in a row... 🙂
While they don't come around when we're around to see them, there are plenty of signs that the deer are coming to the feeding station. The snow was absolutely trampled this morning! You can see it all the way back to the corner of the spruce grove, before the tracks start splitting up into smaller … Continue reading Signs in the snow
Yesterday morning, when I went outside to feed the critters and do my rounds, it had already been snowing for quite some time. I had to brush several inches of snow off the platform bird feeder, but the deer feed just got put on the ground in the usual places. Of course, it got completely … Continue reading Can you tell?
When Junk Pile kitten and Pump Shack kitten are together like this, and you can't see the white fur Junk Pile kitten has more of, they look so much alike! I'm glad the cousins get along. 🙂
A couple more bird pictures from February. Some days, we would get huge crowds of birds, all at once. They'd fly in and out, en masse. When I was taking these, it was all redpolls and pine grosbeaks. There were so many, they seemed to have driven away the chickadees and blue jays. For a … Continue reading Critter of the Day: what a crowd!
Another photo from January. Just a small area showing the mass of redpolls we get at times. Sometimes there will be pine grosbeaks, chickadees and blue jays with them, but none in such crowds!
It's always funny to see the deer and cats interacting. There is also a cat on the bird feeder that the deer is looking at. Meanwhile, Slick is keeping his paws warm by sitting on a pile of feed. Eventually, the deer wanted the feed he was sitting on, which was a bit more than … Continue reading Critter of the Day: coming closer
It's remarkable how quickly the animals respond to the colder temperatures. These photos were taken near the end of November. In less than 2 weeks, their fur is already much thicker, making the deer look all fluffy and puffy!