These small black birds gather in the tops of our neighborhood trees to raise a continual chorus of high-pitched trills and warbles. When disturbed, they simply migrate to another tree, and the din rises again. We tend to call them starlings, although I’m not sure what they actually […]
Pigeons, ducks and some smaller birds regularly gather on this corner for the breakfast on offer; but it doesn’t take much to set them to flight… at least temporarily!
It’s been pretty cold around here these past few days, especially in the mornings and evenings, dipping down into the area of frost and freeze warnings. The days have been mostly sunny and sometimes downright warm, enough to give courage to a few hardy and hopeful spring flowers.
The beautiful Sumatran tiger is critically endangered, with only around 400 left in the shrinking forests of Indonesia. This one lives at the Sacramento Zoo.