Tag: Birds

Ducks Galore

The adventure to Maryland’s Eastern Shore brought more than just the plentiful ducks at Oakley Street in Cambridge, Maryland but also a lovely variety of ducks on the remote and quiet Hooper’s Island. Ducks that I usually find at Ocean City Inlet were enjoying the waters along the […]

They’re here !

For those that have been following me, you know I’ve been driving all over the state of Maryland this winter in search of ducks. The earlier unseasonably warm winter season held back the duck migration and the waters have been empty of ducks. At long last, on Thursday […]

Happy Valentines Day

The birds of the Manor flew in to wish you a very special Happy Valentine’s Day. May you have a warm and love filled day. Love and Friendship BY EMILY BRONTË Love is like the wild rose-briar, Friendship like the holly-tree— The holly is dark when the rose-briar […]


Allow me to introduce you to “Garrett.” A Sandhill Crane that has recently been added to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. Garrett was found in Garrett County, Maryland at the end of 2015 wandering the streets looking for a handout. Clearly with no fear of humans (Human Imprint), […]

“Nature” is what we see

“Nature” is what we see— The Hill—the Afternoon— Squirrel—Eclipse— the Bumble bee— Nay—Nature is Heaven— Nature is what we hear— The Bobolink—the Sea— Thunder—the Cricket— Nay—Nature is Harmony— Nature is what we know— Yet have no art to say— So impotent Our Wisdom is To her Simplicity. by […]

In the Snow

The Mid-Atlantic region is being hammered tonight and tomorrow with a significant snowstorm. Calling for blizzard conditions, at times we’ll experience complete white-outs. In the quiet moments of the beginning of the snow storm, the birds and squirrels were busy eating, gathering energy to stay warm at night. […]