Carolina Wrens Wanted My Pickup

Last year I had a pair of Carolina Wrens build a nest on my gravity chair that I had on the deck (Carolina Wrens Nest On My Chair). This year I saw them trying to build a nest in the grill area of my pickup. I would see them carrying nesting material to the wheel well and then… Read More »

Hoverfly For National Pollinator Week

This week is National Pollinator Week and this past Tuesday I posted a photo of a Bee (National Pollinator Week 2016). Today I am posting a photo of a Hoverfly which is also an important pollinator of flowering plants. You can read more about National Pollinator Week at: Pollinator Partnership. They have a variety of resources about pollinators,… Read More »

National Pollinator Week 2016

I see where June 20 – 26, 2016 is National Pollinator Week. I am surrounded by lots of wildflowers here in my area of Arkansas and Pollinators are the main reason I get to enjoy these beautiful flowers. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife service estimates that about 75 percent of flowering plants and 75 percent of our crops… Read More »

Mostly White Skunk

I came across this white Skunk on one of my morning walks here in the Ouachita National Forest. It wasn’t all white, but it was close. I also came close to being sprayed, which isn’t unusual for me (A Striped Skunk Had Me Rolling In The Ditch). This Skunk walked out of the brush a few yards in… Read More »