For the last few years, I have noticed during springtime I see gulls flying north. They fly high overhead, but in the last couple of years there seems to be more of them; or, maybe I have just learned to look for them. I have identified them as Franklin’s gulls. It is amazing that once you start looking for birds you see more of them. Funny how that happens. I just assumed they were flying from the Texas coast to some other coast or to the great lakes. I was shocked when I looked them up on allaboutbirds.com. These gulls are flying from the coast of Peru and Chile to freshwater marshes in Canada. These gulls have been flying this way since the time of creation… and I just now noticed them the past few years? What am I blind? How many more are out there if I just look for them? These are the questions that I deal with… which makes me wonder what else does God has for me that I am not seeing? I will seek the Lord, I will ask that He, the Creator, will open my eyes to see His wonders and blessings.
After gathering my tools, I backed the SUV into the backyard to hook up to the trailer. I jumped out and hooked up the trailer then I got back into the SUV. That was when I spotted a red-shouldered hawk (I am naming him, Texas Red) fly up from the ground on the other side…
Found this copperhead under a canoe.
I told Patti, it is over 80 degrees today maybe I should wait until tomorrow to mow the yard, it will only be in the 60’s. Nope, I am not going to put it off, I am going to get it done. Out the back door with safety glasses on, ear protection in hand, I…
Happy Mother’s Day! Thanks for keeping an eye on the little ones. Blessing for all your hard work.
Always carry your camera and this is why. I spotted this Red-Shouldered Hawk from across the freeway. I almost went on home, because I was thinking that the hawk would fly away before I got over there. But, I decided to go for it. The hawk allowed me to take several shots before lift off….