We had an unexpected snow event – we were expecting some flurries, but the northern edge of the line of precipitation was further north than expected. The snow and cold has the birds busy gathering calories, and with a full feeder in our yard it was a popular place. Here are a few photos.
Red-bellied Woodpecker – Melanerpes carolinus – several of these are regular visitors to our feeders most of the year.
We took advantage of some beautiful but chilly weather the past two weekends with a couple of short trips down to The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain. The picture from yesterday is a pretty good status update: still winter. Continue reading →
This is the beginning of the 2010 reporting on the wildflower status of The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain in Walker County, Georgia, the site that is described by the Georgia Botanical Society as “the premier spot in Georgia for early wildflowers.”