It is a rule of magpie society that no-one gets a picture. Absolutely not allowed. I got lucky!
Sunrise? No, Lakerise!
Splutt! Fortunately, it was a small asteroid, and from a Near Earth orbit. Looks like it hurt, though. Best to keep an eye on those things! And wear a hard hat.
These geese. Come June, they will be herded with kayaks, put on a truck, killed, and dumped in the landfill. These geese: On a beach that has silted in with road sand […]
I guess good looks are important whatever the fashion. I was following the coyote trail yesterday… … and what did I see? I guess they thought it said Kitty Kat Matte. I […]
The Similkameen Spotlight has released a story of love and care in the grasslands. You can read it here: https://www.similkameenspotlight.com/news/millions-of-dollars-invested-in-protecting-former-princeton-ranch/. In short, the Nature Trust of British Columbia is investing in this […]
As the starlings show, it’s not necessary that everybody do the same thing at the same time. You’re still a member of the flock. Even distance from each other is negotiable. There […]
Larch, black spruce, Douglas fir, western red cedar, alder, red dogwood, and even ponderosa and lodgepole pine. A fine North Okanagan forest. And even some Labrador tea in this swamp. This is […]
Look at the pattern water makes when it gives off heat to form crystals. Now, look at the equally angular patterns its angular crystals (snow) make when they fall on a grassland […]
When the bank falls away, big sage shows her roots. Look at that: no great fussiness, just a few roots sinking down deep in a narrow column. These roots are easily twice […]