Tag Archives: Birding

STARLINGS IN MY HAIR

It’s a thrill to see all this beautiful wildlife just as the sun is rising. The best time of day for me. I was thinking as I watched these geese pass in front of me that twice this week I … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL FEATHERS

Life would be boring without birds.  Birds  serve as “winged sentinels” of environmental degradation and scientists routinely use birds to gauge the health of ecosystems.Birds possess skills that historically made them useful to militaries. During World War I, pheasants detected … Continue reading

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SUCH MAGIC

A hummingbird took a sip and turned so easily  in the sky. The tiniest wings such magic this nature. Miracles are happening right under your nose… copyright Estee Millar

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MAGIC IN THE SNOW VICTORIA, B.C.

  Hummingbird in the snow… Oh hello there, what kind of bird are you? copyright Es-tee Miller “The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches”….E.E. Cummings    

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MI CASA ES SU CASA

It’s always a thrill for me when I create a small outdoor sanctuary not only for myself but wildlife and discover that they have taken up residence. I like to think of it as “birdscaping” and something as simple as … Continue reading

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MY BACKYARD IS HUMMING

This unusually cold weather on Vancouver Island has my backyard full of hummingbirds. My three feeders are occupied all day long and the trees are full of these beautiful fluffed up tiny pine cones. That’s what they resemble as they … Continue reading

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