Critter of the Day: a new bird!

We had a new type of bird visit our feeding station this winter! There was a small flock of them eating up the black oil seeds on the ground. Though we'd never seen them before, they were clearly a type of grosbeak. It turns out they are the Evening Grosbeak. Apparently, they are a year-round … Continue reading Critter of the Day: a new bird!

Critter(s) of the Day: bird buddies – with Bonus grosbeaks

Fuzzy, fluffy chickadee butts! 😀 Plus a bonus picture - not a good photo, but a happy subject! I had spotted a grosbeak on the new bird feeder, but of course, it flew away as I got to the camera. It took me a while to spot it among the Saskatoon and chokecherry bushes. It … Continue reading Critter(s) of the Day: bird buddies – with Bonus grosbeaks

Critter of the Day: the moment

This was the moment... ... the moment before Potato Beetle jumped straight up me, knocking my phone out of my hands. The sound of my phone hitting the frozen ground startled the other 10 cats in the kibble house into an explosion of fur and flying kibble, as they all ran off in every direction … Continue reading Critter of the Day: the moment