As I write this post, the tears roll down my face. I realized this afternoon that I had not seen the Rose Breasted Grosbeaks who had been frequenting my birdfeeding station since mid April
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THE MAGNIFICENT PURPLE AND YELLOW-PURPLE FINCHES! #BackyardBirds
It is February and technically winter, however my being in Mississippi and unaware of the seasonal ebbs and flows of avifauna of this region make the daily backyard birdwatching chock-full of surprises.
A Birder’s WORST NIGHTMARE
The horror!! What is a birder’s worst nightmare?? Forgetting the SD Card? Forgetting to charge the camera battery? Low sun on a spring day?? Rain on a spring day? Running out of gas in the middle of nowhere?
Many Rivers to Cross #Grief #Spirit
The road seemed long at times, I played The Blind Boys of Alabama, and the music worked with Spirit, in tandem with the Ancestors, and the DIvine Love of God to send a message to me for survival.
Fall Migration is coming: UPDATES
It has been a while since I updated here and it is not because I have not been birding. On the contrary, I have been birding every single day.
Mississippi! Birds and Updates
This plant inspires me and it grows on the Live Oak in my new yard in Starkville. I find myself staring at it all day. Hoping the rain comes to replenish it over and over. There is a metaphor for life and grief in their somewhere.
A Bountiful Spring Migration and Exciting Summer!
This has been some Spring Migration! I saw all kinds of warblers! My birder friends saw Indigo Buntings, Ruby-throateds! I saw Orchard Orioles, Baltimore Orioles, Golden Wing Warblers, the works!! Unlike last spring and summer I was in North Carolina. Not this year. I have been settled in Lincoln where I live for the timeContinue reading “A Bountiful Spring Migration and Exciting Summer!”
#GlobalBigDay 2022 #Photoessay
The rarities list from ebird continues to astound. I mean we should have known right? That Stellars Sea Eagle was an omen of more amazing birds to come!
#Easter, Earth Week, and Birds
You might even think of faith as symbiosis or sympoiesis: faith is the relationship between the Egyptian plover bird and the crocodile, the wasp and the orchid, microbial civilizations in our guts and the memories we process.
My Angelson’s Birthday Today
Wish Ricky a Happy Birthday in Heaven today.