POTD 1/26/23

January 26, 2023 - WINTER WONDERLAND - With back-to-back snow storms, we are in a winter wonderland in New Hampshire. Snow shoes are the re...
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POTD 1/25/23

January 25, 2023 - HUNKERED DOWN - After 24 hours with no electricity, we are thankful to live in an earth-sheltered bunker to weather the...
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POTD 1/24/23

January 24, 2023 - WINTER SKY - Winter weather in New Hampshire.
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POTD 1/23/23

January 23, 2023 - PRETTY BIRD - Female Evening Grosbeak graces the feeder hook.
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POTD 1/22/23

January 22, 2023 - SNOW DOVE - Mourning Dove in the snow.
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POTD 1/21/23

January 21, 2023 - WINTER WONDERLAND - It snowed!;-)
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POTD 1/20/23

January 20, 2023 - WINTER TACTIC - Turkey standing on one leg. Birds' legs have an adaptation called "rete mirabile" that minimizes heat lo...
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POTD 1/19/23

January 19, 2023 - BUSYBODIES - David Allen Sibley calls Chickadees the busybodies of the forest, peering into crevices, exploring tangles,...
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POTD 1/18/23

January 18, 2023 - BIRDS OF A FEATHER - We have enjoyed the flock of Evening Grosbeaks in our yard this winer. They are not common visitors...
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POTD 1/17/23

January 17, 2023 - OH SUNSET - Cherry tree in the yard makes a familiar foreground for a spectacular sunset. According to Google search: As...
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POTD 1/16/23

January 16, 2023 - TITMOUSE - Titmice are closely related to Chickadees and share feeder behavior with them of carrying food from the feede...
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POTD 1/15/23

January 15, 2023 - BROOK ICE - Ice forms interesting shapes above the brook from the beaver pond.
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POTD 1/14/22

January 14, 2023 - GOOD EVENING - Male Evening Grosbeak. Evening Grosbeaks are actually large Finches...and Finches are well known for thei...
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POTD 1/13/23

January 13, 2023 - JADED - Our decades-old Jade plant is blooming in the greenhouse.
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POTD 1/12/23

January 12, 2023 - PICKY EATER - Chickadee with a black sunflower seed. Chickadees, unlike some other small birds (like finches) can't eat...
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POTD 1/11/23

January 11, 2023 - NEW YEAR SUNRISE - Always a good morning with bright red clouds.
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POTD 1/10/23

January 10, 2023 - BROOK ICE - Combine some warm day temperatures for snow melt with some cold overnight temperatures - the result is ice f...
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POTD 1/9/23

January 09, 2023 - NIGHT OWL - We had an evening visitor...a Barred Owl looking for a meal around our yard feeders.
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POTD 1/8/23

January 08, 2023 - FROSTING ON TOP - New Ipswich Mountain with a frosting of snow.
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POTD 1/7/23

January 07, 2023 - GIMME SHELTER - Chickadees choose the feeder with a roof during our first snow of 2023.
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POTD 1/6/23

January 06, 2023 - SHOWY BLOOM - The Apple Blossom Amaryllis has bloomed and the large, open bloom has the flowers' private parts exposed....
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POTD 1/5/23

January 05, 2023 - FOGGY ISLAND POND - Warm temperatures made fog over the ice on Island Pond.
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POTD 1/4/23

January 04, 2023 - DAY DRINKING - Red-Bellied Woodpecker licks his "lips" after drinking at a tree well. A warm stretch of weather has the...
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POTD 1/3/23

January 03, 2023 - NEW YEAR MOON - Moon approaching full in the New Year.
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POTD 1/2/23

January 02, 2023 - BELLY SHOWING - Male Red-bellied Woodpecker with just a hint of his namesake red belly showing.
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POTD 1/1/23

January 01, 2023 - MELTING - An unusual warm stretch has melted snow on the ice on the beaver pond. It was a warm, foggy exit for the year...
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