Northern Flickers "A New Beginning"

May 14, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
With a little renovation work, this hole starts to show great promise! The female (below right) approved the location. Perhaps a bit more excavation work though... Perfect fit! Let the waiting begin....
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Nuthatches find a cozy spot out of the cold

December 31, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
When the temperatures drop and the wind starts to howl, a pair of Red-breasted Nuthatches are cozy and warm in one of the off season birdhouses. Bonus! A nearby peanut feeder for a quick snack!
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Other garden visitors...of the furry kind!

September 22, 2012  •  1 Comment
Besides the birds and butterflies, the garden invites in some other of nature's creatures such as this Eastern Chipmunk on deck enjoying some peanuts. And of course squirrels...here's a little Red Squirrel who's a bit of a clown! And a much larger Gray Squirrel in a less common rust colour. Nice bushy tail! And we have lots of Eastern Cott...
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Cooling off on a hot summer's day

September 02, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
Over the past summer the birdbaths and fountain have been popular with garden visitors. Here's a few highlights to share. A first date? A female and male American Goldfinch. Nice to have your own umbrella? Mourning Dove "That feels good!" Blue Jay. "Hey! No splashing!" White-crowned Sparrows "What are you lookin' at?" Big Cooper's...
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Butterflies butterflies butterflies!

August 24, 2012  •  Leave a Comment
It's been a great season for butterflies this summer, despite the dry conditions. Or perhaps because of the dry conditions many have found their way to the butterfly garden oasis. Here's a few to share with you. Viceroy; a Monarch look-a-like. Great Spangled Fritillary both on butterfly bush. Common Buckeye Ameri...
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