Monthly Archives: June 2013

Fledgling Cardinals

They showed up today, finally. Here is one of them!

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More nesting boxes –

Made these for my Mom – From left; House Wren (previously made), Tufted Titmouse or Chickadee, Red-headed Woodpecker.

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Chondro Nesting Boxes – $100 each, shipped.

July 1, 2013 edit: Both boxes are sold. Two Chondro nesting boxes made by me on my tools today. Both are made from solid pine and the fronts swing open on hinges to reveal a peak at the snake behind … Continue reading

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Eastern Box Turtle laying eggs

A friend sent this picture to me last night. I believe he snapped it in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Tokay Gecko eggs

My big pair of Tokays laid a pair of eggs some time in the past month or so. I have been extremely busy and have done absolutely nothing except mist the cage before I leave for work in the morning … Continue reading

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Black Rat snake R A I D ! ! !

A friend of mine, Bill M., sent this picture of the inside of one of his House Wren boxes to me. He assures me that the Wrens fledged already. I am torn… I like snakes and birds so I don’t … Continue reading

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New Bird Feeder this weekend.

I made a bird feeder from the scraps left over from my neighbor’s new deck. I spend ALL DAY on Saturday doing this but I am pleased with the result. Here is the raw piece of wood I used for … Continue reading

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House Wren has found one of the boxes –

Please to say that one of the cheeky House Wrens (I have never heard “cheeky” used except when watching Thomas the Tank Engine with my kids but I think it is appropriate) has found my yard and the nest boxes … Continue reading

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Female Cardinal on my fence

This female Northern Cardinal is a regular visitor to my safflower feeder. She comes with her mate and I wish they would bring their fledglings. I guess they will in time.

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Garrett

I closed my eyes when he was a baby and opened them to see a handsome young man. Can’t believe how big he is getting.

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