I was on a popular thread today that made a false claims that hawks are not frequent predators of flighted birds, that small birds can kill a hawk and that parrot companions shouldn’t be concerned. In our area of Southern California, Red Tailed Hawks among others have a taste for pigeons and doves. Parrots left…
Did you ever wonder how feathers grow?
Birds molt their feathers throughout the year in sequential order, so that they always have warmth, protection, but most of all, flying capabilities. When a new feather comes in, it has a soft sheath around it with a vein and nerve to aid in growth. These growing “blood feathers” are very sensitive. They also cause…
We found a new park today!
Cemetery Memorial Park, Ventura
The perfect perch
Afternoon at Emma Wood State Beach with the ravens flying by.
Sunset at Channel Islands
We had a lovely outing at sunset about 5 minutes from home.