In the Wild Stillness

In the Wild Stillness

adult male, breeding

Whenever I see a Goldfinch, I remember watching them visit my grandparents’ birdfeeder while I ate pancakes.

adult male

Barn Swallows, occupying the boat lift canopy over our fishing boat, express annoyance at my husband’s early morning outings.

adult male

I first heard about Dickcissels, or Dickey-birds, while reading Little House on the Prairie. Laura Ingalls Wilder describes chasing them in the Kansas prairie with her sister, Mary.


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