Wildlife Wednesday – Female Baby 5 Line Skink

There’s a few of these wee beneficial babies using our back porch as a playground. They’re so charming and so very hard to get a photo of because they’re so fast.
I’m glad this wee-one stopped for a moment while close to a nail-head. The nail-head might help to give some idea of the small size of this female baby skink.

Wishing you all a charming Wednesday!

~*~

 

 

Wiki Reference: 5 Line Skink

.

 

 


 

Advertisements

WildLife Wednesday – The Guilt Feeder

We decided not to hang hummingbird feeders up this year. Then, the other day, whilst we sat on the back porch enjoying a nice early evening breeze, a female Ruby Throated hummingbird flew in and hovered in the exact spot that we hung the feeders in years past.
Seeing the angelic beauty searching for food, made us feel guilty that we hadn’t hung a feeder out yet. So, we went in the house and got the feeder out of storage. My husband fixed a batch of sugar water and then filled the feeder. We went outside and he hung it up. It didn’t take the hummingbird but a few minutes to be on it feeding.
In the following days, there were more hummers visiting the feeders. They buzz and chitter and tease each other. They’re such fun to watch. It’s also fun to see how the feeder looks at different angles; the first photo is my view sitting on the porch looking up at the sky, this second feeder photo is my view of the same feeder from my kitchen window.

Wishing you all an angelic Wednesday!

.
humfeed

*hummingbird animation ©joysofcreating

 

 


 

.

Wildlife Wednesday – Big Beautiful Turkey Hen

There’s a Big Beautiful Turkey Hen that’s been hanging around our garden and yard.We noticed that she likes to eat the Meadow Buttercups that grows sporadically in our yard.Since we discovered she likes them, my husband leaves the little batches of Meadow Buttercups if he sees them when he’s mowing. We feel that there’s something in them that the turkey needs or she wouldn’t eat every one of them she finds.We’re hoping the big beautiful hen has a big flock of cute little poults in the next month or so.

I hope you all have a wonderful Wednesday!

.