Tag Archives: Wildlife

Bald Eagle Supervising Sunchoke Planting

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Lady with Her Eggs We’ve been road building to gain access to fields off of our main whey driveway that runs up past the butcher shop to the high whey tanks and cottage. This involves putting in terraces along the … Continue reading

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Fly Away Little Bird

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Little Bird in the Hand I just caught a bird in my hand. Very gently. I was afraid of crushing it. It is so small. I actually caught it three times but twice let go because I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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First Monarch Butterfly

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First Monarch Butterfly in Two Years This is the first Monarch Butterfly I’ve seen in two years. So far I’ve seen only one this year which is quite discouraging. One almost doesn’t even count. Recent research is blaming Monsanto, GMOs … Continue reading

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Sky Screamer

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Perhaps a Red Tailed Hawk Please excuse the poor photo – the subject was not cooperating. This is, I think, a red tailed hawk, one who has been hang around in the tops of the trees in the central part … Continue reading

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Hummingbird in Hand

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Male Ruby Throated Hummingbird WOW! I just touched a hummingbird! I’ve never done that before in my life!

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Dragons Out

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Jewelweed and Water Droplet One of my favorite flowers is the jewelweed also known as Touch-Me-Nots and scientifically named Impatiens noli-tangere. It grows wild and particularly likes moist soils. The flowers look like little dragons and are gorgeous colors.

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Wild Ducklings

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Wild Duck & Ducklings While walking the north field I spotted this mother duck and her eight ducklings.

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Ready For Winter

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Squirrel at the Rez Holly and I saw this fellow on a branch while we were making deliveries to one of our restaurant customers, Reservoir Restaurant in Waterbury, VT. Like us, he’s getting ready for winter.

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Cold Bumble Bee

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Cold Bumble Bee This is not the weather for bumble bees as they’re bumbling more than usual. This lady was hanging out on a flower and fell off. I turned her over and put her in a sunny spot so … Continue reading

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Purple Thistle – Grand Rotation

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Purple Thistle (Silybum marianum) I used to worry about thistles and burdocks. That was back before our pigs. The thistles because while they are beautiful they are also extremely painful to brush up against. The burdock because they use our … Continue reading

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