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May 27 2012

  • Refreshed all Hummingbird feeders
  • Feeders on southside will be moved to the shade under porch

Posted in 2012 Journal, Shelter, Food

May 01 2012

  • Refreshed all Hummingbird feeders
  • Observed rare "Red Katydid", suspected of eating leaves from the Live Oak trees.
  • Heard Purple Martin song and saw three passing by
  • Heard Chuck-wills Widow
  • Saw 1 pregnant Deer and 2 young does
  • Fed Raccoons dogfood in woodpile
  • Saw small Ribbon Snake eating fish in the small pond
  • Planted Horsetail next to pond
  • Planted 2 creeping Rosemary plants to deter Deer on Raccoon path to dogfood
  • Saw Northern Cardinal nest with 3 eggs


Northern Cardinal nest with 3 eggs.

Posted in 2012 Journal, Census, Habitat, Shelter, Food

October 22 2011

  • Saw 5 Raccoons under porch
  • Saw Armadillo
  • Saw Possum
  • Saw Wren nesting and resting in light fixture on top of light bulb
  • Saw Rock Squirrell
  • Saw female Ladder-backed Woodpecker on seedball
  • Saw Monarch Butterflies at river bottom
  • Saw juvenile Black-chinned Hummingbirds at feeders
  • removed 3 bags of KR bluestem grass  (an invasive exotic species)
  • Refreshed Hummingbird feeders-not as many hummingbirds now

Posted in 2011 Journal, Census, Shelter, Food

April 17 2011

  • Heard Chuck-will's widow
  • Saw Wren going into nest gourd at Purple Martin house
  • Saw Titmouse going into nest gourd at Purple Martin house
  • Saw Hawk at bird feeding area near house
  • watered all around the house due to fire danger concern

Posted in 2011 Journal, Census, Habitat, Predator, Shelter

June 04 2010

  • Large American Elm branch broke and fell into the river
  • Saw two fledgeling Canyon Wrens
  • Saw two Wren nests in Purple martin House
  • Saw multiple baby spiders hidden in a leaf

 

                                    baby spiders

 

                           This is the mother of the baby spiders.

Posted in 2010 Journal, Census, Shelter

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