Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Deer Sighting

This morning I saw a deer in the woods. Since there has been like an inch of snow on the ground it's easier to see things. I saw some footprints near the compacted corn log I had left for the squirrels, and the corn was totally missing. I also saw footprints leading to the log where I set the camera trap, but probably the batteries are dead since they don't hold their charge in this cold weather. Then Leotis said tonight he thought he heard foxes! We just finished off most of a baked chicken, so tomorrow I will probably move the camera trap back to where it was, and put the chicken carcass out to see if we can attract the foxes!

Sunday, January 21, 2007

Birds Galore

It's snowing lightly out, and the birds are out in full force. I hung my new bird nests and squirrel proof feeder. I just saw a wren go in one of the bird nests! I also saw chickadees, nuthatches chasing each other, cardinals, woodpeckers of various sizes, multiple juncos, a new kind of finch, house finches, tit mice (or is it mouses). I had moved the camera trap to a log where I had seen the foxes and raccoons walk on in the past, however I've checked it like 3 times and no pictures! So, I will probably move it.

Monday, January 01, 2007

Happy New Year!

One of my new year's resolutions is to get back on track with my blog. I sort of slacked off at the end of last year. At the risk of losing my audience (me, myself, and I, and a few others :) ) I would like to show you my father's blog, which is infinitely better than mine. I finally convinced him to make his own blog, but since we are on opposite coasts, we have different wildlife. Maybe I'll even get him to make me a better camera trap than the one I'm using, and I think I'll move my camera trap to a new location. Anyway, his blog is: http://cameratrapcodger.blogspot.com.
Happy reading!