We moved into our home in July 2004 and never noticed the large nest atop a towering sycamore tree directly behind us. It wasn’t until the following April that a guest pointed out the nest and said, “You’ll have babies soon.” I was blown away. I had never even noticed the large hawks in the … Continue reading The Red Tail Hawks
I left a large Christmas wreath up too long in our loggia one year. Before I know it, wrens had started building nests. I decided to leave it up and have enjoyed the little families.
We have many small birds that nest in our trees and shrubs, such as this Hummer Mom in a Japanese Maple in the courtyard.
We get lots of visitors, some wanted, such as quail, and others not so much (think squirrels and rabbits). The latter pose a challenge in the garden. The squirrels go after the ripe stone fruit in the mini orchard.