Posted in April 2014


Mama robin laid her first egg in the new nest yesterday – April 25 – and probably laid another one today. One every morning until there are four eggs – that is the usual pattern according to Google. Update: Just got a great shot inside the nest! It is a glorious spring day, so the … Continue reading

A new nest for 2014

I was spot on… The peepers started their happy peeping chirps in our pond last night. April 15. Matt woke the kids up to listen to them after dark. And, BIG news, our mama robin is back and she is feeling broody! It was a wet, rainy day today and by 9 am the nest … Continue reading

Spring is here!

It smells so wonderful today – of warm sunshine and dry grass and earth. And the birds are chirping en masse. The temperature today is above 20 and friends in town heard peepers last night. Expecting to hear some from our deck tonight – April 15. The crocuses are in flower, and the deer have … Continue reading