Sunday, May 16, 2010

Dandelions in May

Great Horned Owl

freshly made nest

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Cherry Blossoms

May, a few days before the Spring Snow, this week. May 10,2010

Western Meadowlark

Oh, Spring is here when the familiar Meadowlarks have returned to breed. What a flautist!

True Hope....

"True hope is swift and flies with swallows wings." Shakespeare
a swarm of barn swallows over the fields  May 7m 2010

Oh Deer!

May 11,2010 we noticed 6 deer down along the river.

White Crowned Sparrows

Spring Snow left an inch of snow on the ground yesterday, today we noticed a few White Crowned Sparrows at the feeder, 3 Redwings, and a male Western Meadowlark in front yard.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Now that's a branch!

The girls and I enjoyed a refreshing morning walk up the lane April 4,2010. We watched some noisy birds in the tree and this is the branch the girls chose to drawn in their nature journals.

River walk

Enjoyed our walk along the river today. April 4, 2010

May birds

Spring is still teasing. blustery, chilly day...wore jackets on walk.

3 Loggerhead Shrike birds in my cherry tree/bushes. Exciting new bird sighting.
Robins watched as we turned the garden soil, hoping to snag a worm or two, no doubt.
Red wing black bird at feeder.
Red tailed Hawk in tree.
Western Meadowlarks enjoying the new fence perch.
Tulips are growing strong. Daffodils are fading. Cherry blooms are awake.