Half of all birds species nest in tree cavities. Knowing the speces that do can help with your conservation efforts.
Nature in Winter
Draw the twigs of the six most common deciduous trees as a winter nature journal activity.
Buds can be used to identify a tree or tree species. The color of the bud scales, the number of buds, where the buds are located, and their position are key. These little tightly closed bundles will burst and grow when the weather warms and the growing season gets underway. Even in winter, you can study […]
When the weather grows chilly, I imagine chipmunks snug in their burrows, peacefully sleeping away the cold winter months. During autumn they spend their time gathering food to last the long, cold winter. I like chipmunks. I like their small size. I like their soft earthy colors. I like their spunk and energy. In […]
Winter photography presents its own special challenges. When the land is covered with a coating of snow and ice outlines branches, the outdoors are transformed into a magical place. As the snow falls, beautiful snapshots are at every turn. Squirrels nibbling seeds. Birds happily gathered around feeders and the beauty of snow-laden branches. Lately, it […]