Winter is back. Not the pretty, snowy kind, but the blustery, get into the cracks, raw, miserable, wet kind they always had when I was in England. In those days it was the only kind and Summer wasn't a lot different. Before climate change disrupted everybody's weather. I've even got the sore throat that always … Continue reading Red?
Grackle taking flight I've got a poem in my head But I can't find it, so instead Here's a tale I made up That partly concerns our friend Red. Red's a "squirl" with a swishy tail I asked her from where she did hail. "I come from over there", she said, Pointing with a nod … Continue reading Letting the side down?
Is it possible that Wild Turkeys have regional accents? When I went out, early this morning to replenish the bird feeder, I could hear a familiar sound from somewhere "out there": "glubble glubble glubbler gluck". Wild Turkeys! I recognized the sound and it is definitely not "gobble gobble". Not up here anyway. Immediately I went … Continue reading Turkey love and Gimpy
Then this happened When I went outside this morning to capture shots of glorious Spring in Washington County (NY), the birds were still singing their gay Springtime tune, but not long after they were back sitting on their bush glaring at us through the window. "WTF is THIS?" they said. They are very rude birds. … Continue reading Spring in Cambridge