Tag Archives: Birding

ONCE UPON A TIME

“There are things you can’t reach. ButYou can reach out to them, and all day long. The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of god. And it can keep you busy as anything else, and happier. I look; morning … Continue reading

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FLYING WITH HERONS

There’s hardly a day that goes by that I don’t have a significant encounter with a bird of some species. When nature and synchronicity come into play I always pay attention. Whether it means sketching, photographing or simply stopping and … Continue reading

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A GLIMPSE OF HAPPINESS

The magic always begins slowly.. I stop and listen to the chorus of birds just before dusk, their last call to each other before the sun goes down. The perfume of wild mint and dill float in the air and … Continue reading

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AFTER THE RAIN

After the rain the Blackbird chicks cry for food. They know it’s coming but still keep their chorus up. Soon they will fly out of the nest baby wings into the sky. copyright Estee Millar “Sometimes I need only to … Continue reading

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FEATHER THERAPY

Being connected to nature has always been an essential element in my life. Birding is my go to elixir these days. This morning I found myself lost in a field surrounded by deep marshes and bird song. I have never … Continue reading

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WHAT DO YOU SEE?

I stood in the field and thought…. of nature I will never have enough. A man asked me…. “What do you see”? Incredulously I responded.. God’s love is all around me. I see birds singing Eagles flying. Life weaving it’s … Continue reading

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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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