Sometimes, you can avoid migration with a little help from your friends. After five days of cold, this robin did not want to move and let me get quite close. But with […]
Slim pickings. Migration has its fine points.
First, the approach to the pool. Use your cautious, worm-stalking, one-spurt-at-a-time approach, cuz that’s what you got. Then the plunge. Nice! Don’t forget the ears. Rest. It’s important to rest. Catch your […]
A little water running out of the porcupine’s culvert in the snow. Think of a hot spring. For two. A kind of nesting event. And a great time for a bath. With […]
She’s a lovely one, Apricot. She lures me. I have a body that is eager to be lured. The blossoms are so pretty and smell so sweet. Finding fruit, and caring for it, is […]
Because it is the genius of science to separate moments of the world into their components, the view below is commonly seen as a pair of robins (and a finch) perching in […]
Humanly created knowledge sees this as two species. That’s a quirk of language. Not to be trusted. Human culture fixes the error by calling this an ecological niche. But that is a story […]
I’ve seen this many times. The local red-tailed hawk rests on this dead sapling. One of the local robins rests nearby. The hawk takes off when I approach. So does the robin. […]
Remember the rowans of January? Well, it’s not like that now! Remember the rowans of St. Brigid’s feast day? Things have changed around this place. The rowans are uncurling. […]
Crazy! Welcome to the new Okanagan.