This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Sunday, January 15, 2017

January 2017 ...........

It has been awhile since my last post. Not a lot to tell. The garden sleeps. The birds have apparently been happy with what nature provides, they have not been around very often this winter. The Squirrels on the other hand. There were 8 out there today. Black and grey.
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They even have the nerve to build their house in my tree.
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Laura was here the other day and counted 7 nests (called Dreys) surrounding my back yard.
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I hate to scare them away they need to eat too but, phew!!! they sure eat a lot. I didn't get a picture today of any black ones but this morning there were at least 6 black ones. They really don't fight with the greys any more than between each other. They must also inter breed I think. At least I think I have seen some being extra chummy.
Well the birds have been staying away pretty much. When they do come I fill up so they have plenty. Today the Titmouses (haha) were here. They are one of my favourites. I love the big bright eyes.
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Cuteness overload
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The Blue Jays come. It's funny but one flys over and then you hear the word go out. Then the flock comes in for a good feed.
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I had a Nuthatch show up today as well.
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This guy seemed to be wondering what the heck the blue thing was
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Well tomorrow I am hoping to go out and look for some good pictures out in the county. Laura is not working and we fancied a drive out to see what we can find. Maybe I can find something to post here. WHo knows, It's supposed to rain in the afternoon but we sometimes get some good pictures when it rains. So stay posted I will see what I can find.


Magic Love Crow said...

What a great post Janice! I love my squirrels!! I think they are so cute! I love the bird photos! Love the one of the bird looking at the blue hanging charm! LOL! Too funny! Big Hugs!

Linda said...

Gorgeous photos!!! :)