Sumo Shohin trident winter work

Originally posted on Nebari Bonsai:
Late Winter, in advance of repotting it into a smaller container, I wanted to get a little maintenance work completed. The cut at the back of the tree is not healing well, and needs to be cleaned up every year or two. I have had lots of requests to see the back of the tree. Usually the conversation goes like… Continue reading Sumo Shohin trident winter work

American Kestrel shows why falcons are such efficient aerial predators

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
Photo by Robert H. Burton/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service • An American Kestrel perches on a fence post. The male American Kestrel is an aerodynamic bird that never fails to look graceful and elegant in flight. I know a few locations in Limestone Cove to find American Kestrels. This small falcon, although present throughout the year in the… Continue reading American Kestrel shows why falcons are such efficient aerial predators

Playing host for ‘bluebirds of happiness’ in your own yard

Originally posted on Our Fine Feathered Friends:
? Photo by Bryan Stevens • A male Eastern Bluebird perched on playground equipment at Winged Deer Park in Johnson City. Eastern bluebirds returned to my home much earlier than usual this year, which I hope is a good sign. The presence of a pair of these beautiful and trusting birds is always sure to put people in a… Continue reading Playing host for ‘bluebirds of happiness’ in your own yard