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
The little red squirrel has been visiting for the past few days, which is probably why my productivity level has plummeted. I’ve been watching, oohing, ahhing, and constantly squealing, “OMG – it’s so cute!” I just can’t get enough of watching the little guy. It seems like he (?) is finally getting used to me… Continue reading Extreme Cuteness!
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 had several unusual visitors to my back yard. The most exciting was the little red squirrel (more officially called the Douglas squirrel and also called a chickaree or pine squirrel) in the photo above. While we are pretty much overrun with the large Eastern Gray squirrel, it’s rare to see a red… Continue reading Li’l Red and Other Visitors