Monthly Archives: March 2016

Deer at waters edge

I have several small frog ponds on my farm.   The deer visit at night.

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Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)

    These are very common birds.   From a distance, they  more or less just look black.  If you get close enough though, they have some interesting iridescent colors.  

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Wood duck (Aix sponsa)

I think the male wood duck is one of the most exotic-looking birds we have in Missouri. This guy landed on one of my small frog ponds. I have had a single wood duck nesting box up for them for … Continue reading

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