Birds from Walden Ducks

Ducks are another phenomenal species of bird. They are innately great parents and stay with their young all day and night. They will travel up and down rivers, streams and lakes with their entire ‘school’ of children. They can often be seen in the early morning hours traveling single file, on land and or water,Continue reading “Birds from Walden Ducks”

Birds from Walden Grackle

The Grackle has an iridescent blue silk head on a smooth black body. Although this bird is freaky looking it is also very beautiful Grackles appear to reverse their color schemes from the time babies with the blue on the body and the black (or brown) around the head. Although they look a mean andContinue reading “Birds from Walden Grackle”

Birds from Walden blue heron

blue heron This beautiful bird can be found at the edge of the pond, often sneaking through the long grass in search of frogs.  The heron stands tall and straight in its posture helped by its long legs. Slow to move unless it has to. ┬áColours of a purple-ish grey-blue separate the truly majestic-looking creatureContinue reading “Birds from Walden blue heron”

Birds from Walden Cardinal

Cardinal Like the Robin, The Cardinal is another bird that is a power symbol.  This radiant red bird portrays perfect symmetry. Most commonly seen with a stylish spikey haircut on the top of its head, a head that is a brighter red than the rest of the body. Sporting an orange beak, the rest ofContinue reading “Birds from Walden Cardinal”

Birds from Walden Canada Geese

Canada geese As I sat staring at the water in deep thought I heard a noise from far away getting closer. It was the unmistakable honking of a pair of Canada geese flying directly towards the pond in anticipation of a late afternoon swim. Canada Geese are graceful for their size and when they arrive,Continue reading “Birds from Walden Canada Geese”

Birds from Walden – Oriole –

Oriole’s are a type of blackbird. Waiting until spring is in full bloom to make their entrance they are exquisite in their sharp orange color which similarly to the red cardinal, stands out beautifully, highlighting any green backdrop of trees, bushes and shrubs. The Oriole is a unique bird with beautiful popping colors so bright thatContinue reading “Birds from Walden – Oriole –”

Birds from Walden HummingBird

Hummin bird  The hummingbird is a special sight to behold. This miniature, magical, majestic bird comes in many colours and sizes. It can be seen flapping its wings so fast that it appears to be floating on the spot. This little creature is a marvel of physics and biology. It is the only bird inContinue reading “Birds from Walden HummingBird”

Birds From Walden – Robin

The red-breasted American Robin represents the official start of spring and of new beginnings.  The Robin is a powerful symbol of parenting and hard work in the bird kingdom. Its values are as firm as its boundaries. Visibly willing to sacrifice itself for its young by distracting anything bigger that comes near its babies, itContinue reading “Birds From Walden – Robin”

*New Series* Birds from Walden Red-winged Blackbird

“The birds I heard today, which, fortunately, did not come within the scope of my science, sang as freshly as if it had been the first morning of creation.” -Henry David Thoreau- When I moved to Walden pond there were many unknown’s to discover, both inside and out. One of these unknown discoveries is theContinue reading “*New Series* Birds from Walden Red-winged Blackbird”