House Finches – from Eggs to Flight

A close friend of mine has been documenting on FaceBook about a pair of House Finches who built a nest in one of her hanging plants.  My friend Hazel lives in the Minneapolis area and she has agreed to let me share her photos with everyone. In my years of breeding pet birds, I have… Continue reading House Finches – from Eggs to Flight

May 5 & 6 – Travel Days

May 5 Early start this morning. I thought that 2 hours in advance of flight would be expected, but on checking in online at Delta was advised that 3 hours were needed. So, dropped of car at Burger King for Connie to have and had taxi pick me up at 7:45 am to take me… Continue reading May 5 & 6 – Travel Days

South Africa Trip – Falling into Place

Next on the list is my trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa next year.  This trip has to be planned months in advance and then the wait begins.  I am happy to say that it is completely planned and it is paid for – except for the car rental (but it is reserved)… Continue reading South Africa Trip – Falling into Place

Minneapolis – Day 3

My last day in Minneapolis got off to a good start with a bit of blue showing in the sky and the promise of some sun peaking through the clouds.  🙂   Blue Sky Hazel suggested that we take advantage of the weather and go for a walk at a place not far from my… Continue reading Minneapolis – Day 3

Minneapolis Trip

I have a friend who I have known for years – but until now we had not met in person.  We first met on the Africam forum – the Boma, and have since extended the friendship onto Facebook.  She lives in Minneapolis, which is only about an 8 hour drive from Winnipeg, so a few… Continue reading Minneapolis Trip