It has been raining off and on since Sunday so no work on outdoor projects, but it is a good time to get caught up on our indoor projects.
This morning we noticed a bald eagle land atop a spruce tree. As I viewed it through the camera lens, I watched it watching the man walking along the road across the lake.
Maybe the bird was thinking, “Nope, to big to carry.” Then the man’s dog come along … Continue reading Breakfast with the bald eagle
Earlier today I was pulling dandelions. I had dumped a bucket full and was into the second filling when the black flies got too bad and I gave up. I just set the bucket and weed killer next to the doorstep. Look who showed up to the bucket buffet!
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.
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
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