The doves were having quite the good time in the yard yesterday. Everywhere I looked, they were coupling up, cooing, and chasing each other around the yard. Romance galore. All they needed was Cole Porter. Click on pictures to enlarge.
If you really want to do the birds that visit your yard a favor, don’t throw away those fallen branches. Make a brush pile in some corner of the yard. The birds will be thankful for the cover from predators and the shelter in harsh weather. Click on picture to enlarge.
The last few days have been pretty dreary, but at least we don’t have to contend with the frigid temps for a while. I am, however, missing the nice light for pictures. Click on pictures to enlarge.
The Christmas blizzard generated nonstop action at our feeders. I keep saying, “Let’s invite everyone in.” I think our felines might have something to say about that. Click on pictures to enlarge.
I stopped by one of our favorite eagle’s nest today to see what the parents were up to and discovered several doves avoiding the cold and blowing snow by hiding under some brush near the water. I wanted to bring them all blankets.