Sometimes birds like to bathe in the gutter outside my window, but it’s rare for me to catch them! I got these photos of a little blue tit splashing in the gutter, which I thought were very cute. So fluffy Advertisements
The weather this spring has been incredibly wet and cool, so I haven’t seen too many bees, but I did catch these photos in between bouts of rain. I love the hellebores, but it is so tough to photograph bees visiting these flowers…first, you have to photograph them basically upside down, and then the light […]
I lost a dear friend a couple of days ago. She made me swear not to post photos of her online, but here are some photos of her birds. She always was a great friend to the birds. And I know I promised, but I don’t think this counts because she’s hiding her face. Also, […]
Phoenix Park is the largest urban park in Europe, and it has a lot of really beautiful elements. One of its most popular attractions is its herd of semi-domesticated fallow deer. You’re not supposed to feed these deer, but (as you’ll see) tourists and locals alike LOVE to feed them. Intermingling crowds of tourists and […]
I actually had two people get REALLY close to guessing this, and one reader did guess it, so I’m handing out the imaginary internet points like crazy! The answer to my quiz was Leiden, in the Netherlands (colloquially Holland). This was my first trip to the Netherlands, and it totally blew my mind. I’ve been […]
A second bird clue to help you figure out where in the world I was last week. It feels like this is a bit misleading, since you wouldn’t expect a parakeet in this habitat, or I didn’t.
Here’s a bird clue from my trip last week if you haven’t guessed yet. Obviously, the great crested grebe has a pretty broad distribution, but it should help narrow it down to say this is one of the countries where the grebe has a year-round residence. Also, just a beautiful bird! I love the glossy […]