Tag: Birds

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Reposting the Glover Gardens 2018 salute to Memorial Day.

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

A very expressive seagull at the Santa Monica pier deserves a caption.

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

I thought this picture was about the birds, until I saw the sky.

Back to Work: What the Car Saw

Back to Work: What the Car Saw

I’m back at work this week after almost 3 weeks off during the holidays, and the 50+ minute commute has held some amazing sights.

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Magpies pose and inspired haiku with their tuxedo coloring and bright blue wings.

The Little Brown Social Birds of Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven, Scotland

The Little Brown Social Birds of Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven, Scotland

Social little birds flit about and fascinate near Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire’s Stonehaven.

Birdsong Haiku and Bird Appreciation 101

Birdsong Haiku and Bird Appreciation 101

Looking at and listening to birds makes me feel calm and content, as though I’m on the front row observing a fluttering and dynamic ecosystem in fluid motion.

Gulls of Aberdeen Harbor (including haiku)

Gulls of Aberdeen Harbor (including haiku)

I’m a gull watcher. Aberdeen is a good place for it.

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

An Earth Day celebration of nature-filled Butler Shores Metropolitan Park along Ladybird Lake in Austin.

Spring is Calling

Spring is Calling

A humble little poem welcoming spring’s call.

Backyard Haiku (for NaHaiWriMo)

Backyard Haiku (for NaHaiWriMo)

Spring is breaking out early, and the birds are all over here at Glover Gardens. Check out the portraits of Mama Cardinal, and a haiku for #NaHaiWriMo.

Mountains and Birds Make Me Happy

Mountains and Birds Make Me Happy

A haiku for a happy mountain place that inspires me, restores peace and tranquility and fuels creativity.

Haiku: Bird Meditation (NaHaiWriMo)

Haiku: Bird Meditation (NaHaiWriMo)

waiting, listening,  little bird perched in the tree – what are you thinking? Copyright 2018, Glover Gardens

Hunkering Down in the Cold and Watching the Birds

Hunkering Down in the Cold and Watching the Birds

Brrrrr!  It’s hunker down time here in Southeast Texas where harsh Lady Winter (actually “Winter Storm Inga”) has found us and seems to be settling in for a good long visit. We had hail and snow and sub-freezing weather all day today, which is confusing […]

Each One Unique: A Feathered Still Life

Each One Unique: A Feathered Still Life

Is this little bird thinking what a great day it is to be a bird in the sunshine, in a sanctuary-like environment where the predators wear warning bells and the feeders are always full?

It’s Owl-Right (plus a haiku)

It’s Owl-Right (plus a haiku)

I met a couple of owls during a recent trip to Scotland.  Not on a walkabout in the verdant countryside – smack-dab in the middle of Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.


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