Category Archives: Wildlife

Chimpmunks and Raven

Wildlife visitors to our little home biome!

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Song of the cicada.

Growing up in Houston, I heard these bugs every Summer. At times it was pretty loud when they would all reverberate together. You could also find the exuviae (or exoskeletons they would leave behind after moulting). When we first moved … Continue reading

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Moth and bluebird.

A couple of critters spotted over the last week.

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Bull snake’s lunch

Warning: not for the squeamish. Joan noticed a rather large bull snake under the junipers near our raised beds. We watched it searching around until it darted and we heard a squeal. It quickly rolled into a coil and we … Continue reading

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Cavalcade of critters

Birds, bugs, snakes and flowers all making appearances now that the temperatures are warming up.

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More Spring wildlife

A pair of this season’s first scaled quail appeared at our bird bath and this one was especially proud!

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Spring has sprung!

And an old enemy has returned to dig up my septic field.

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Spring wildlife.

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Coyote 2_5_20

This doggie was part of a pack of six that wandered by. It stopped to rest long enough for me to snap a few photos. I’m hoping they are making a dent in the pack rat population!

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Marls 1_16_20

One of the reasons I have trouble getting things doneā€¦

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