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Red Tailed Hawks teaching their babies to hunt and fly 12 Replies

For the past several weeks we have been hearing the cries of the Red-tailed Hawk for several hours a day.   It is usually in the early to mid-afternoon.  They have been perching in the trees and on…Continue

Started by Gail Freiherr Zn 7 TN. Last reply by BarbieMacgregor Feb 20, 2013.

Texas Armadillos in my Flower Beds 3 Replies

I found a large hole in my flower bed, yesterday. How do I keep armadillos out of my yard? I heard cayenne pepper? Or fill the hole up with the dirt and brush out the dog's fur and put it in the…Continue

Started by Gretchen zone 8a Carrollton, TX. Last reply by Lisa Gibson Nov 28, 2011.

Feeding during the drought. 6 Replies

Most of us, if not all of us have bird seed feeders, hummingbird nectar feeders and possibly even squirrel seed/corn feeders.  But, where does that leave many of our insect and "meat eaters?"  With…Continue

Started by Lisa Gibson. Last reply by Lisa Gibson Sep 16, 2011.

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Started by Flowergal. Last reply by MJ Seibert, Zone 5 Jun 5, 2011.

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Comment by Beth Knight on March 29, 2012 at 8:06am

Randy, if that frog was on a branch you would never see him...gorgoeous coloration.

To those of you who Cornell Bird's there is a new live web cam of a Great Blue Heron...check it out.  The red tailed hawk now has three eggs and it is just beautiful to watch.  They both have sound too.  On the Eagle home front at the Norfolk Botanical Gardens, poor ole dad is sititng on an empty nest still bringing fish to the nest and calling for one of the two females that are still around.  #2 female comes by occasionally and #4 chases her off but #4 doesn't stay around and looks like she isn't planning a family this year.  Too late we think anyway if they started now.  Maybe next year.

 

Comment by Judith Kennedy Arthur on March 29, 2012 at 7:26am

Very nice pictures, Randy.  Spring is here, but no frogs that I have seen.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 29, 2012 at 6:47am

Good! I know some would disagree with me but it's better than loosing the frogs.

Comment by Randy Anderson zn.5/Il. USA on March 29, 2012 at 5:30am

They have a construction project on hold in Oquawka, IL. now because of tree frogs.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 29, 2012 at 5:05am

He is tooo cute!!! You are lucky to have tree frogs out by you. They're gone here :(

Comment by Randy Anderson zn.5/Il. USA on March 28, 2012 at 11:42pm

Wonderful pictures Robin! The other day I looked at one of the wren houses in the garden saw these two eyes looking out of the hole in the house.Gray Tree FrogI have been seeing more Great Blue Herons as I've been driving. This one was in a Henderson County drainage ditch.I saw this Turkey Vulture perched on top of a Barn. There here a little earlier then normal but then the Eagles left a little earlier then normal too.

Comment by Robin (N.IL zone 5) on March 25, 2012 at 6:45pm

Was at a friends to day and put out some bird seed the blue jay and the cardinal came to visit. The Robin was hunting on the lawn.

Comment by Heather Jones on March 25, 2012 at 6:47am

Lovely photos Beth.

Comment by Judith Kennedy Arthur on March 23, 2012 at 5:34am

Thank you for that lovely picture of the Sand Hill Crane.  If I ever saw one in the wild, I would be so thrilled.  that limpkin is so well  protected by its coloring.  Love all the pictures.  We have been in NJ and VA for the past week, but didn't see any interesting birds.  Just seagulls at LIberty Park near the Statue of Liberty.

Comment by Randy Anderson zn.5/Il. USA on March 21, 2012 at 12:51pm

Wonderful picture, Beth. Gail had posted a picture of one walking the streets in Florida on another site. I really enjoyed seeing all the wildlife from around the country and world. One of my fav. things about the internet!

 

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