Cardinal nest final update…

The cardinals chicks (hatchlings? babies?), whatever they’re called, you can also call them gone! I checked the nest a few days ago to snap what became the final pictures… I wasn’t going to check anymore because the mom and dad were starting to hover (like these robins did) and so I didn’t want to disturbContinue reading “Cardinal nest final update…”

Cardinal hatchlings have hatched!

How about that for a redundant post title? Of course hatched birds have hatched. Last week I posted about a nest I discovered in my front yard (click here for that) and I finally have an update! The speckled eggs cracked and life sprang forth in the form of these helpless little cardinal babies. CheckContinue reading “Cardinal hatchlings have hatched!”

Blue Eggs of a Robin

I was doing some yard work yesterday and the darnedest thing happened. As I worked the weed eater near a bush in the front yard, a robin scurried away, but it let me get really close before it made a move. I thought, “Odd that a bird would let me get this close before flyingContinue reading “Blue Eggs of a Robin”

Lake sunset in Nashville, Tennessee

I went over to Percy Priest Lake the other day around sunset for a couple of reasons. It was a not-freezing-our-butts-off day so I had to get out and do SOMEthing. If you didn’t know, Nashville (and the south) had a crazy cold, snowy week that seemed to last a year. It was picturesque allContinue reading “Lake sunset in Nashville, Tennessee”