Tag: hummingbirds

Profiles in Hummingbirds

Yesterday I showed you the majestic Bald Eagles who come from as far away as Alaska to feed on the salmon in the Skagit River. Today I show you their tiny majestic cousins – the Anna’s Hummingbirds – who come to feed year-round in… Continue Reading “Profiles in Hummingbirds”

The Sun Also Rises

We saw torrential downpours on the first day of winter here in the Pacific Northwest. Those further north enjoyed the first snow though none of it made it to the ground at my house. But yesterday dawned clear and cold and temperatures rose during… Continue Reading “The Sun Also Rises”

Colors of the Pacific Northwest

Despite my dreams of a Winter Wonderland there’s no snow yet in the Great Northwest only rain, rain, and more rain. What’s a person to do? Time for an indoor project and it so happens I’ve got one. For the last couple of months… Continue Reading “Colors of the Pacific Northwest”

Winter Wonderland #Sunday Stills

Good Morning! I’m delighted to be hosting this week’s Sunday Stills Photo Challenge while Terri Webster Schrandt is off the grid and on the road! 🙂 Today’s theme is Winter Wonderland. Do you hear sleigh bells ringing? Well maybe not but in the lane… Continue Reading “Winter Wonderland #Sunday Stills”

Thankful for the Beauty of the Natural World

There’s always something to be thankful for and if you don’t believe it, just look around at the beauty of the natural world. Earlier this month we visited Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, thousands of acres of salt and freshwater marshes, grasslands and forest that… Continue Reading “Thankful for the Beauty of the Natural World”

Hummingbirds Up Close

It’s been cold and damp here in the Northwest so it’s been a while since I’ve been outside watching the hummingbirds. I keep the feeders full of course and see them through the window but I haven’t gone out and waited for them with… Continue Reading “Hummingbirds Up Close”

Heavy Sky and Hummingbirds to Cheer

Today the sky is heavy with smoke and the air quality is poor due to the wildfires. So I wondered – should I share pictures of today’s sky? Or last week’s pictures of hummingbirds? I opted for both and hoped the latter would cheer… Continue Reading “Heavy Sky and Hummingbirds to Cheer”

The Hummers of Summer

No not this kind, though there was that too – a ride through the woods in a genuine surplus army rig – but that’s another story. I’m speaking of the other kind – the hummingbirds that live in my yard and frequent my feeders… Continue Reading “The Hummers of Summer”

Garden Update and Hummingbird Dance

Good morning and welcome to my garden where life is growing and hummingbirds are courting! Here’s the view of the garden beds from above. Herbs and flowers are at their peak and edibles are in various stages of growth. Bush beans are flourishing and… Continue Reading “Garden Update and Hummingbird Dance”

Birds and the Bees and the Flowers and the Trees

You’ll be seeing more of my backyard during these stay at home orders;  and fortunately there’s always something new with the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees! I’m especially thankful for the hummingbirds that call my garden home. I love… Continue Reading “Birds and the Bees and the Flowers and the Trees”

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