A Room With a View: Shore Pine Revisit

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
To continue looking back at past work and how they look today…here’s a pine project from 2 years ago that started with a design puzzle: This was the quirky Shore Pine when it got to the yard in 2016. To see the full post on the restyling of it and the design puzzle we offered: shore-pine-design-puzzle And this is the pine… Continue reading A Room With a View: Shore Pine Revisit

White-faced ibis creates birding stir with rare visit to region

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
When I awoke on April 19, I didn’t expect that I’d end up seeing a new state bird before the day ended. Thanks to timely notices of a new bird sighting by email, I used my work break to drive to Elizabethton, Tennessee, to see a white-faced ibis at the Carter County Rescue Squad pond. The opportunity for… Continue reading White-faced ibis creates birding stir with rare visit to region

Male scarlet tanager stands out from other birds

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
Photo by Jeana Chapman • A male scarlet tanager forages close to the ground, which is not typical behavior for these birds. Tanagers, although brightly colored, spend most of their time in the tree canopy obscured from view. I received an email from Lewis and Jeana Chapman detailing a dazzling discovery they made. The couple have been adding… Continue reading Male scarlet tanager stands out from other birds