Where Are the Babies Hidden?

This nest of Carolina Wrens (CAWR) is the third we’ve had in the Farmyard this year –that we knew about, anyway–. Mom and Dad wrens have been very protective of their three youngsters, but now that the babies are a little bigger, I managed to sneak a peak at the little ones without being crashed into by a grumpy parent. Normally our CAWR nests are well hidden up in the rafters of the barns. This one, however, is my favoriteRead more

Quoth the raven “Nevermore”

Once upon a midnight dreary…  I decided to write  about crows and ravens. Yea, I know…not as good as old Edgar but,nonetheless I am sure you will learn something in this post. One thing is my birthday falls on Halloween(presents can be left at the front desk),secondly we all know I love birds so I decided to talk about birds associated with Halloween. Crows and their relatives are in the family Corvidae. You can find them everywhere except for theRead more


A vulture is probably one of the most underestimated birds of prey. It is associated with death and isn’t exactly the most beautiful thing in the world. They are the garbage collectors in the world of nature.  They can prevent the spread of diseases that dead animals  may have by consuming them before they rot. They have great eyesight to search for their next meal and are also believed to have the best sense of smell in the variety ofRead more

Birds of Prey

Many people that know me are aware of the fact that I love birds.  I especially like birds of prey and parrots.  Being, that I am a new blogger, I decided to do a few posts about birds.  In this one, I am going to introduce you to Birds of prey and raptors.  All raptors are birds of prey, but not all birds of prey are raptors. Confused?  Well, a raptor is defined as birds that kill prey with itsRead more