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The weather has been beautiful and we had the windows open last night. During the night, I heard loud and strange animal noises. I thought they sounded like raccoons, but not the same sounds we hear regularly of raccoons fighting (or having discussions). I… Continue Reading “Twitterpated”

Osprey with a Fish

Regis and I were sitting on our back patio enjoying the beautiful weather yesterday afternoon when an Osprey landed in a tree near our backyard with a fish in its talons. The fish was flopping as the Osprey began to dine. The fish continued… Continue Reading “Osprey with a Fish”

A Few Local Pictures

I want to share a couple pictures from some local walks around the neighborhood.

Bluebird Update

Today I was sitting at my computer and watching our bluebird box out of the corner of my eye. I noticed mama bluebird with some insects. That would suggest that hatching has begun. Regis went out with a camera to look in the nest… Continue Reading “Bluebird Update”


Over the last two days, I saw a couple situations where plastic is having a negative impact on wildlife. In the picture above, the duckling in the back has a plastic ring caught around its head. These ducklings are in our neighborhood. I was… Continue Reading “Plastic”

Stitch the Pelican and the Dancing Gull

Stitch is a pelican that required surgery to close up a tear in his pouch. That happened in 2004. Stitch was released into the wild after undergoing rehabilitation at the Ark in St. Augustine, Florida. Stitch chose to come back and spend his remaining… Continue Reading “Stitch the Pelican and the Dancing Gull”