I've been a bit busy doing some work around the house recently, still painting but wielding a much larger brush, so have neglected my art at little. In addition, we have seen some excellent birds, locally, too- Spring is definitely 'sprung' around here and the rare and scarce birds have been arriving, on some days,… Continue reading ‘Hoo’s’ Looking at You?
Some people might think that Turkey Vultures may have faces that only a mother could love, but I've always had a soft spot for them. After all, they do a necessary job, places would sometimes be a lot nastier without them, and they are often quite sociable. In this part of Nova Scotia, right on… Continue reading Talking Turkey
In our earlier years, we would think nothing of heading out on a long twitch, sometimes driving the length of the country (in those days, the UK) to see a rare bird. Nowadays we are a bit more circumspect (well, it's a lot bigger country!) and it can sometimes take quite a while before we… Continue reading Falcon Fun
This young Merlin paid a brief visit to our garden back in December, causing consternation in the visitors to our bird feeders. It took up a commanding position on our weathercock, perhaps dreaming of heading south, and I was able to take a quick photo through the office window. I do like the juxtaposition of… Continue reading WeatherMerlin