Tag: raccoon

Robins and Cedar Waxwings

Around this time of year, the robins and cedar waxwings arrive together to eat any berries they can find on the local vegetation. I have taken my best cedar waxwing photos around this time of year. Regis managed to take some nice pictures of… Continue Reading “Robins and Cedar Waxwings”

Festus, the Raccoon

I recently reinstalled our bird feeders and they have a squirrel/raccoon baffle to prevent the mammals from getting to the feeder. The birds knock seed on the ground while feeding, so the squirrels and other critters regularly check to see if there is anything… Continue Reading “Festus, the Raccoon”

Wren in the Garage

I suppose the wrens are looking for nesting opportunities. I found one in the garage. The other day, one was in the bedroom. Yegads! We have not seen Squeak for two days. I have heard killdeers in the marsh for a couple days. I… Continue Reading “Wren in the Garage”

Another Blue Jay Release

The Ark received another blue jay yesterday and it came to me for release. It appeared to be tame and the homeowner who found it was concerned that one of the several cats in the area would get it. Fortunately, we do not have… Continue Reading “Another Blue Jay Release”

Local Wildlife Update

As we described in earlier posts, I raised a baby blue jay, Topaz, last spring and released it in May. We went across country for the summer and came back mid-August. About a week after we came home, we saw the blue jay about… Continue Reading “Local Wildlife Update”

Raccoon Clean Up Crew

When we returned from our cross country trip, I immediately set up the bird feeders since I love watching the birds. A few days after I set up the feeders, I noticed that two separate raccoon families were making it a habit to drop… Continue Reading “Raccoon Clean Up Crew”

Baby Birds 0522 and a Raccoon

Sweetie (recently released mockingbird) and Topaz (recently released blue jay) continue to show up for handouts at both our house and the neighbor’s. Following is a video of the two from this morning. After they eat their fill of mealworms, a pair of bluebirds… Continue Reading “Baby Birds 0522 and a Raccoon”