Captured this moment on the doorstep this afternoon, just on our way out for a snowshoe walk. An ermine found itself a meal of squirrel. This is a couple times I have seen this ermine near the house. It probably explains why we have not seen any mice this winter. Which is ok by me.
Whatever you want to call them, whether its an ermine, a stoat or a weasel, these little rodents are effective hunters. They will hunt mice, birds, fish, squirrels and pretty much anything its size or smaller. Continue reading Ermine or Weasel or Stoat
Chickadees need lots of fuel to keep themselves warm during cold weather like today. A few more pictures… Continue reading -28ºC and chickadees brave the cold
I got a call..no, not a turkey call… from a customer in New Jersey. Seems she just loves these turkey yard art projects but cannot get anyone to make them for her. She wanted to know if I could do them.
I find that when I need to take my mind off of the day to day things, I go into the workshop. However with no power, there’s not a lot I’d like to do with manual tools. I do have my chainsaw, so I set about creating some wood chips. Continue reading Turkey Log Bird
Today at the Bluejays training camp, we have a double header in play. 🙂
So this just happened. It happens occasionally overhead but rarely does the eagle soar for so long. Scrambled to run into the house to get the camera. Still a blurry image but best I could do with a maxed out zoom on a moving target a couple hundred meters overhead.
Just a few more pictures of birds at the feeder this morning. Click on the images for full size.
Just a couple pictures of the start of the day. Continue reading Morning pitstop
We were graced with the presence of this little cutie today.