Living where we do, we often times have aircraft from Whiteman Airforce Base flying over our house.
Glen went out hiking with a friend and took some pictures of an unfortunate tree facing adversity. It was rooted into the dike of a pond, and as you can see, the pond washed out under the tree.
Our pretty, but vicious, Eclectus has been plucking her feathers. I have had her for eleven years and we have been struggling to figure out why she started plucking about two years ago.
Here she is having a bit out out time with Glen. We keep telling her that “naked” birdies get cold without their pretty feathers, but she won’t listen to us. On a good note, she has decided that Glen is now trustworthy and will step up for him. That is a HUGE milestone for her because she hates men.
I was on the evening shift during our latest snow/super cold event so I had mornings to sit and drink my coffee, (decaf 😦 ), and bird watch. There was a red bellied woodpecker that would show up everyday, and as soon as I would get the camera focused in, it would take off. I was never able to get its picture. Glen, on the other hand, snapped these…….this bird is totally not playing fair.
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