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There are fairies at the bottom of my garden... And this one is green and buggy )

A Rare Bird

Aug. 7th, 2017 06:29 pm
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Or, at least, a first for Emily. Also a test of the Dreamwidth photo hosting and of a photo editing app I just added to Nixie. bird! )

More Birds

May. 24th, 2017 09:59 am
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The news is horrible, so, a small distraction. More birds from Emily. Birds! )
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Emily spotted a third owlet, who(ooo) was being pestered by a raven. The owlet ended up on the ground for a bit, but she thinks it got back up the tree while she was away. Whole lotta owl )
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I came home to an email from Emily with the above subject. There are baby owls on campus. Baby great horned owls. She is a good daughter, she sent photos. I am ded from teh cutes. warning, cute overload )


Apr. 6th, 2017 07:34 pm
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Emily saw a great horned owl at college, and kindly gave me permission to share photos. Just FYI, she has an excellent zoom lens on her camera; she was not up close even though it looks that way.

So: Big Owl on Campus )
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Because it's Superb Owl Sunday, and I just remembered, here is a very superb burrowing owl. Courtesy of Emily, from the San Diego River:

San Diego River burrowing owl

Hoot hoot!
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I am stressed beyond the telling of it, so - I'm going to post some photos from a few days ago. One afternoon, Emily spotted a red-shouldered hawk, hanging out on a telephone pole just across the street. I took a few photos. Who's a pretty birdie, then? )
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Sunday was the monthly Aged Mum visit. AM asked if the swarm of bees was still in that tree in the front yard, so I wandered out to take a look. Yes, and they were building a hive, or nest, or whateverthehell that enormous thing in the fruitless mulberry is.

I got my camera and recorded the edifice for posterity. From several angles, using my telephoto lens. Fortunately, it's been cold enough that the bees were not bothered.

Photos after the cut )


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