I have heard a number of new (for me) birds in the last Month since I posted the bird list. Four I have managed to identify are: Hermit Thrush, Swainson’s Thrush, Tree Swallow, and American Widgeon. In addition, I have heard a number of other bird singing which I have not been able to identify.


While sitting near Indian River yesterday, a kingfisher came along. Most of the time I have seen kingfishers they have been perched on a piling or branch above the water and from there they dive into the water to catch fish. The one I saw yesterday did this, but also, as it was flying along … Read more

Spring Greening

Last night it started raining for the first time in at least a couple of weeks. Perhaps the change in weather combined with recent events that have occupied my days have given things a new look because today it seemed like many things had suddenly shown significant growth. Many of the plants I have been … Read more