Our resident rabbit is outing about around 9:30 at night. The infra red on the camera shows the heat signatures. That’s one warm fur coat its got there.
A cool spring morning, time for breakfast. This chickadee is probably wondering what all the fruit is on the platform.
I’ve been giving some more thought to my needs/wants for a trailer. What we’re looking for is something that can be multipurpose to haul our skidsteer around (equipment hauler) or be used as a dumper. Or, when using the skidsteer to collect wood, to be able to pile on at least a cord of wood, then load the skidsteer back on and go.
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Something new in the workshop today, a new bench dog. This little guy showed up from the scrap wood pile. A couple layers of 3/4 inch plywood and a few nails. Would look fun just about any place, outdoors in the garden or on the desk as a paper weight. We’ve named him Barkley. 🙂 Continue reading Barkley the Bulldog bench dog
I had this idea over a year ago, just getting around to trying it out now. I am going to build a air source solar panel box using recycled cardboard tubes, a piece of plywood and a clear plastic panel I bought at the store. Follow along, ask questions and provide comments!
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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.
Great day for a walk, right after lunch we took a little hike. They near the end, she took a little fall. I did go to her rescue but … only AFTER first capturing it on camera. 🙂
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