I heard the gaggle of Canada Geese before I saw them. A goose’s call is very distinctive, and when there are many of them is it impossible to ignore. I saw the splashes as they landed in the channel beside the marina and then I watched as they paddled towards the shore between the docked […]
The Little Guys Take A Turn
After I hung a bird feeder in the tree outside my window, I expected to see magpies because they are the neighbourhood bully-birds, and they did not let me down. After that first day, though, it has been a delightful surprise to see some of the smaller birds also getting a chance to eat a […]
Magpies Taking Turns
After I hung out a birdseed feeder, I watched two magpies taking turns to eat the seeds and nuts. They ate about a third of the seed ball in less than an hour.
Lake Cunningham, San Jose, CA
The weather today was glorious, and I enjoyed a walk with my sister and brother-in-law at Lake Cunningham in San Jose. We saw Canada geese, hares, mallards, coots, squirrels, kingfishers, and a white diving bird of some sort. We heard all sorts of different bird songs, and I wondered how many there were. Here are […]
Birds at Lake Cunningham, San Jose, CA.
Today I enjoyed a delightful walk with my sister by Lake Cunningham in San Jose, California. We saw lots of lovely birds and ducks and one lizard that stayed long enough to have his photo taken. I have tried to name the birds as best I can, but I am happy to receive identifications and corrections […]
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