Category Archives: Birds

Bad Cat!

The trouble with cats is that many of them can not ignore a pretty bird. Or even just a regular old backyard bird who gets too close. While this mockingbird did not fall victim, others have not been so lucky. So … Continue reading

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Baby Birds Have Flown the Coop

I’m way behind with posting my summer backyard pictures. There’s a lot going on here on the banks of Cottonmouth Creek. The cutest thing that’s gone on is a baby bird baby boom. It all started when I hung a … Continue reading

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One Room Cabin in the Woods

I wonder what kind of bird lived here. It’s been used, but was unoccupied when I came calling.

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Lazy Circles in the Sky

There is something relaxing about watching a hawk “making lazy circles in the sky. In case you don’t recognize it, that’s a line from Oklahoma! our state song. Until we had a very boisterous thunderstorm roll through yesterday morning, the … Continue reading

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A Mockingbird Looks For Spring

I have a Yaupon Holly tree by my front porch that is a favorite of local mockingbirds. The thick tangle of short stiff stems and branches makes perfect cover for nests. Prior to the Ice Storm of 2007 there were … Continue reading

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