a hornet and hummingbird get to the feeder at the same time

Hummingbird and Hornet

I had more luck with hummingbirds visiting my oriole feeder than orioles. Unfortunately, hornets seem to like it too. On this particular afternoon I have a ruby throated hummingbird happily sipping at the nectar, and then a hornet shows up.  They do a bit of a stand off and then go to opposite sides to feed. The hummingbird … Read more…

snapping turtle

Snapping Turtle

This snapping turtle interrupted my lawn mowing.  I didn’t remove it, I went and got my camera, took some pictures and then I just mowed around it. After about an hour it went along its way. I’m going to guess it’s a female looking for a spot to lay her eggs, since this is the … Read more…

A bear and a raccoon meet at the feeder

Black Bear and Raccoon

This trail camera clip is taken at the cabin. It’s pretty far into the woods and I knew there were black bears in the area as we’d seen them a few times before. I wanted to get some video of bears, just see what they were up to and if they would come to the … Read more…