PURPOSE

TO~further the knowledge of nature, and encourage protection, and conservation of it.

Thank you to all who inspired me, taught me, and appreciated the sharing of my photos and information. My passion for God's creation has grown immensely and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to grow and to continue to grow...

PHOTOS


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Saturday, February 23, 2013

BIRDS~ with Dr. Scott Shalaway, Oglebay Good Zoo Master Naturalist program










THE BARN OWL


gorgeous creature, hatched at another zoo, and now lives 
at the Oglebay Good Zoo, would not survive in the wild.. 
a nice bird




BOOKS, 


optics,... 




blue tongued skink , I think

                                     

dart frogs, gorgeous



blind mole rat ( I think)




and the cutest armadillo I have ever seen



Sunday, February 17, 2013

TODAY'S BIRDS~ snow and chilly weather brings the flocks to the feeders

EUROPEAN STARLINGS
in the snow, and at the suet feeder
somewhat aggressive and hungry! 









then along came a gorgeous
Fox Squirrel, filling this tree hole with leaves






White Throated Sparrow... along with several friends from the flock