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Lupine

This purple plant is in the same plant family as the pea. Crazy huh? One big difference between this and the pea that a person would eat is that wild lupines have been known to cause fatalities to domestic…

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More Hummingbirds

After putting up the feeder, and then a single hummingbird finally finding it, I am so fascinated by these little birds ability. As a drone flyer, these little birds are the ultimately nature’s drones. And… Look fat those little…

Nature Wildlife

Hummingbirds

One of my favorite parts of this time of year is that all the hummingbirds begin to migrate up this way. These little high-performance fighter jets of the bird world have highly reflective feathers. While fur absorbs light, feathers…

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Ahh Spring!

Having seasons is nice. One change leads to another and each one is new and exciting with those changes; winter and fresh snow, fall and the larch trees changing to vibrant colors of yellow, or summertime playing in the…

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Fall

This week has been the big cool off for the year so far. While last month I had a picture on Instagram of the first snow in the high-country there has been no snow in the lower elevations. The…

Nature Uncategorized Wildlife

Beginning of Bird Migration

As September starts off, it seems that summer is unofficially over. When summer tourist traffic dies down, kids go back to school, and the migratory birds show up it just starts to get that feeling of fall. While the…