Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mouse in Nestbox

I was checking nest boxes and found a breastfeeding mother mouse and her triplets.    I have never had a mouse in one of my boxes before.

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Carolina Wrens 4-30-2016

I am not sure, but I think this video shows a male wren “fussing” at another close-by male that is giving the typical Carolina Wren call.

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Bluebirds feeding hatchlings 4-25-2016

The bluebirds are busy feeding their hatchlings.     I have black-capped chickadees and Carolina wrens feeding hatchlings as well.    The tree swallows and prothonotary warblers are just starting to make nests.

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Blue-Winged Teals 4-14-2016

The Wood Ducks are daily visitors to my frog ponds.   I think the Blue-Winged Teals were just passing through.

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Frog Chorus Video 4-13-2016

Spring is trying to come to Missouri.   Heralded by the night time songs of the native frogs.

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Wood Ducks feeding on frog pond 4-12-2016

The Wood Ducks are coming to the frog ponds daily.   There are actually several pairs.  

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