Climate change will eventually be the killing blow to Planet Earth. We have switched from picturing a future of fiery devastation, like that in the Terminator movies, to a deluge of seas across all land masses, like that in Water World. I don’t believe it will happen in one stroke but in small steps. And one of those steps will be the loss of trees and habitats for birds. Continue reading “A world without birds”
People who have a lot of birds find their lives missing something. Mostly vacations or the wages of someone to watch the birds while they are on vacation. One or the other has to be given up without a whimper or complaint. Of course, the third option is to get rid of the birds. You see how well that has worked for me. Continue reading “Now Boarding”
Going back through photos I have taken, looking for specific things I haven’t really found, I came across a few photos of zebra finches from my early days of breeding. I love the normal gray zeebs, but my heart will always belong to the mutations. The black cheeks, the Isabels, the grizzles. Many mutations can’t be had here in the US, so I can only dream. Continue reading “Finch Mania”
I wrote this post last year, and with a few changes, it holds the same for 2018.
I want to share with you how thankful I am for the birds with whom I share my days. Over the years as I became more involved in aviculture and my flock grew, I experienced amazing fun things, like a group of a dozen lovebirds flying over my head, some brave enough to land on me, in my living room. These birds also liked to ride on the ceiling fan. We never had it on when any of the birds were out, but these little clowns would land on the blades and flap their wings until it started to move, slowly. Continue reading “Still Thankful for My Flock”