Kite-Man and Robin, 04-11-19

After breakfast, I noticed there was a fat Robin, Turdus migratorius, sitting on the fence in the backyard, so I ran to get my camera and got some photos of her. Then I could hear the neighborhood magpies fussing over something, so I looked around and saw a bird sitting in the top of a […]

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Juvenile Hawk in the Backyard

You never know what nature is going to show you… When I went into the garage to move the clothes from the washer to the dryer, I noticed a large bird in the backyard.  I got my camera and tried to get some pictures of it. They weren’t very good because I was shooting through […]

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A Very Hot Squirrel

There’s a huge bracket fungus at the base of the Mulberry tree in the backyard, and I noticed that a neighborhood squirrel often sought it out in the heat of the day — like a little shelf it could lay on.  I took some ice and water out and left it on the bracket to […]

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Even in the backyard, nature is awesome!

During my lunch break at the office today, I found a journal online that I’d like to use for my naturalist class and ordered it.  Hopefully it will get here over the weekend, so I’ll have it for class next week.  And my boss, Sara, asked me if I’d seen the Google doodle for the […]

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