Carolina Wren

Here’s another bird from the Missouri trip.  We have Rock Wrens, Bewick’s Wrens, Marsh Wrens, Canyon Wrens, and occasionally House Wrens, but I’ve never seen a Carolina Wren around here.

Nuthatch vs. Titmouse

A Tufted Titmouse was eyeballing the buffet at the feeder when a Carolina Chickadee White-breasted Nuthatch flew up.  I don’t know if the chickadee nuthatch was trying to scare off the titmouse or if this behavior had an entirely different purpose, but it was pretty fun to watch. Titmouse was not impressed.


Sheila and Claire and I wandered a bit further than usual last week and ended up in southwestern Missouri to visit my Dad and his wife, Mary Lee.  Instead of the interstate, we decided to take US 60 through northern Oklahoma.  Oklahoma roads aren’t the greatest, but we had a nice drive for the most…