In the last week I’ve noticed evidence of something nesting in a relatively low to the ground hollow – approximately 6 feet off the ground. The hollow seems to have recently been refurbished with carefully shredded pieces of bark and small sticks. I’m not sure how long this has been occurring, so I will make this one of … Continue reading What’s Nesting Here?
Native wildlife often rely on tree hollows for shelter and a place to raise young. We have so many interestingly shaped tree hollows, and I’ve just started to photograph them. I’ve called this post ‘Part 1″ because I’m sure there will be a follow-up with more!
Two of the trees we can see from the house have hollows in the trunk – just about right for nesting birds. Over this first week of Spring, I’ve noticed a flurry of activity as pairs of birds try to find the perfect nest. It reminds me of house hunting. The birds will land close … Continue reading Birds in Spring: Nest Hunting