The past week at the bird feeders (nectar feeders for hummingbirds) have been a load of fun. It seems the number of Ruby Throats has gone up exponentially. The battles being fought to control the feeding rights are unending.
We have three feeders set up right now and the traffic is continuous from sunup till sundown. I am assuming most of the birds are stocking up for the run across the Gulf sometime in the coming weeks.
After enjoying the cool front that finally got here on Saturday, I get to take care of the yard work I put off in hopes that the weather prognosticators were right.
Sherry and I were on the back porch friday evening, enjoying the cooler air, when I spotted a bobcat at the edge of the woods that intrude into our backyard. The bobcat had wandered up our property line when it became aware of us sitting there. After sitting and watching us watch it, it turned and made it’s way back into the woods. No hurry, not seeming to be worried… Just meandered back out of sight. The sight caused me to do something I haven’t done in a while and send a text to twitter…