I didn’t think we were going to have squirrel babies in the yard this year. A few weeks ago, something tragic happened to the first one to fall or venture out of the nest. After that, I began seeing babies in other areas but none here. I thought maybe the moms had decided this wasn’t… Continue reading We Have Babies!
One day last week I heard a squirrel squawking up a storm. It sounded like more than their usual squawking, like maybe something was wrong and it was injured or trapped by something. I went out to investigate and found this squirrel stretched between two posts on the pergola. It stopped squawking and looked down… Continue reading Squirrel Squawking
“Thursday is National Squirrel Appreciation Day,” I told my husband after reading it in Evil Squirrel’s Nest’s Saturday Squirrel post. “Every day is Squirrel Appreciation Day around here,” Don muttered as he glanced out the window, where there was probably at least one squirrel waiting for food. He calls squirrel feeding my addiction. It kind of is,… Continue reading It’s a Squirrely Kind of Love
I ran out of Ceriva, that expensive supplement that keeps my brain somewhat clear and fog-free, and, as a result, I’m having trouble thinking and forming words today. So, I’m going to let my cute squirrel friends say hello to you and the new year for me. I will be back with more squirrel photos (hopefully… Continue reading Hello, 2016!
I’ve had some interesting visitors lately. A few weeks ago, a mourning dove spent the day pecking around in my backyard. I hoped it would return and bring some friends but I haven’t seen it since. A Pileated Woodpecker (above) came to visit my suet feeder but refused to pose against a nice background for… Continue reading Backyard Visitors
Last week, I put up a temporary feeding station on my deck to get the baby squirrels to come closer to the house. It only took a few days before they discovered that they could hop down out of the cedar tree, gorge themselves on nuts and seeds and then fling themselves back into the… Continue reading A Little Bit Closer