Nothing exciting is afoot around here, but I have snapped a few good pictures lately.
Someone please tell my dog she needs to relax:
"Talk to the paw."
The last scene of Charlotte's Web is being reenacted on our front door:
Tiny, perfect little predators.
But zoom in and it's kinda nightmarish. Feel anything crawly on your neck right now?
Oh, here's some fun news. RAPTOR, Inc. has a new program bird:
A female American Kestrel. Kestrels are one of the few raptors you can sex by color. Males have pretty blue-gray wings, and females are rusty and barred all the way across.
A very relaxed bird, at least as far as kestrels are concerned. A usually spazzy species, this lady is nowhere near as nuts at Steel.
Hmm. I guess this one needs a name, too? Anyone have any ideas?
She was our kestrel foster mom last year. She came in during the nesting season (blind in one eye) and was still hormonal enough to be able to brood and feed some orphans we had. She decided not to assist us this year. So now she has her spiffy jesses and will soon be on our permit.
Let's just soak in that face....
That's a fairly adorable bird right there.