Maman: A spider mother and her constellation of babies

Maman: A spider mother and her constellation of babies March 9, 2021 A delicate, long-legged spider made her home in our hollow log nesting box. One day she appeared carrying a lumpy package and we wondered what it was – perhaps an egg sac? She attached it to her web and we watched to see […]

Great horned owl fast food pick-up

The female great horned owl is not the most gracious of creatures. While she and her mate were visiting the nesting site in our back yard we watched the male deliver countless rat suppers to her and we never saw signs of gratitude; she was very much a “Give me that thing. I’m hungry! What […]