Our Big Day

Saturday, May 28 @ the 2016 Wenas Audubon Campout [envira-gallery id=”2873″]

Playing Favorites

Different days, different birds – but there is always one little one who draws me in. Usually, they are the first to arrive, the last to leave, or the one who is unperturbed by my arrival. Lately, this little Song Sparrow has me charmed. I scrunch down in my chair by the arborvitae and pretend … Read more


Sitting outside, stalking the Spotted Towhee, my sweet little chickadee dropped right in front of me to nom-nom on a bit of snow.  Much silent inner squealing ensued… [envira-gallery id=”2604″]

Northern Shrike

January is one of my favorite backyard months.  So many visitors! Today a Northern Shrike popped in for a quick visit.  Having never seen a Northern Shrike this was quite a treat. Yeah!

Ridiculous, Squared

(No, I did not take the one amazing NSWO photo on this site.) The Northern Saw-whet Owl.  Apparently one of the more common North American owls, but you wouldn’t know it because they are tiny and impossible to spot.  Even with precise directions Dad and I had a hard time finding this little one.  In … Read more