California Quail

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Birds and Nature

Trees!

Trees!

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Birds and Nature

American Crow

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Birds and Nature, Blog

The symbolism in nature expands and enhances our experience of life

Posted by on Nov 13, 2012 in Birds and Nature, Blog, Susan LeVine

Why is the bald eagle a symbol of America or why are blue birds the symbol of happiness? Poets have looked for the meaning of ordinary elements of nature and have revealed a world unseen. The meaning that we place on nature gives more meaning to our own lives. Have you ever read a Robert […]

Look who showed up on my thistle feeder?

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 in Birds and Nature, Blog, Susan LeVine

You know, I put up a thistle feeder for the gold finches. Sometimes there are as many as thirteen on my feeder at a time! They are little piggies! Anyone who feeds birds knows that only the economy bag is a prudent purchase. This morning a white-crowned sparrow was on the finch feeder shooing the […]

The birds one can see while travelling

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Birds and Nature, Blog, Susan LeVine

One of the perks of living in Chicago was the variety of birds I saw when the weather changed. In the Spring when it was getting warm and a sudden cold front came , I was visited by Red-breasted grosbeaks. In the fall the white crown sparrows(one is pictured here) appeared just as they do […]