Cardinals are the main bright spot in an otherwise drab and dreary winter landscape
Egrets, Herons, Cranes and storks are often confused in folklore and real life. These long legged wading birds alternate between elegant graceful shallow water walking to awkward wing flapping squawks. The fascination with them is real. Does it matter which one is which in the world of folklore? Some stories are generalized and some are very specificContinue reading “Tuesday Birds-The Elegant Egret”
In painting daffodils and sunflowers, Yellow Ochre is the winner for the subtle variances in petals.
The Bald Eagle is a majestic symbol of strength and courage in many cultures.
The chickadees are chattering in the old pine tree. What are they up to?
Happy New Year, Y’all from the Chickadees!
First, Cathy and Calvin Cardinal flew in to say they are hoping every one will enjoy taking time out to think about loved ones in this Christmas season. They are grateful to have beautiful feathers to keep them warm and lots of berries and seeds to snack on for the winter. The Cardinals are wishingContinue reading “The Birdies send greetings for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”
Roseate Spoonbills are quite beautiful until you get a close up look at the bald head and long flat bill.
If Elvis was a bird would he be a tufted titmouse?
The white pelicans are arriving in my part of the US on a daily basis. They will hang out here for the winter. Large numbers of them come to Kentucky Lake and Reelfoot Lakeevery year. The numbers of winter arrivals have been increasing in recent years. The white pelicans are mostly people-shy and stay well away from populatedContinue reading “Pelicans”