It’s almost that time of year…sparrow time! The Florida Panhandle is easily the best region of the state for winter sparrow diversity. More than a dozen species are regularly recorded here in the winter. One of my favorites is the Fox Sparrow. Gorgeous aren’t they? I actually photographed this one in Central Park in New … More Sparrows
We see these beautiful moths in our garden from time to time. They like to feed on the firebush flowers at dusk.
Back home in Britain, they’re called waders. In America, they’re called shorebirds. Why the difference? Well, we call egrets, herons and such like, waders. So if you’re in a hide (blind over here) on a British nature reserve and you hear a birder mention waders, look for shorebirds because there aren’t many waders in Britain; … More Shorebirds