Hosted by Cindy Rice
Group active since Fri, Aug 14, 2015

This group is for bird lovers & watchers, featuring birds,and all gods creatures,, and we can wander away from gods creations from time to
But birds and animals are the focus of this group if you are a person who gets excited when your favorite birds have returned from a long winter elsewhere..or a long summer elsewhere...then this groups for you...if you love watching your squirrels, coons, wild turkeys, etc...then this is the group to share your experiences with..and we can share about our experiences about other animals as well..:)
After checking out other groups and their descriptions and rules, I realized I hadn't included any I do want this to be a very fun loving group..sooooo...with that in mind..I expect all members of this group to be polite and respectful at all times...if ya have to wonder or question yourself about writing it here...??? Don't write it here...any behavior that I deem Inappropriate or disrespectful will be this group once is all you get...I am the easiest person to get along with...let's keep it that that I've got that out there...let's have fun and maybe even learn some things along the way...I would also like to point out that I appreciate each and every one of my group members...thank you...:)

Colongo Colongo
Tuesday at 3:25 PM

I love this

I love all creatures. They love us.. too Y'all have a nice day,, . Colongo and Crew

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Cindy Rice
Monday at 10:22 PM

The other day I went out into my garden..

And this little creature was flitting around , and she actually let me pick her up..was amazing for me..
She is a monarch butterfly ..:)
And on the milkweed plant that just kinda sprung up into my garden beginning of the season, I found a caterpillar:) not a monarch caterpillar, not sure what kind this one is ..but I left the milkweed for the monarchs, as, when I was a child , was very common to see the monarchs all the time..they are getting scarce, second time in 6 years I've actually seen one on our property..thought was awesome..:)

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Colongo Colongo
Aug 22, 2017

My new Princess

We kept her was gonna find home but Mow Mow's in love, Have a good day everyone , Colongo

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Cindy Rice
Aug 22, 2017

I found this lovely

Old girl on my shed door, after I had unlocked it, opened it, put some things inside , closed it, and there she was..she IS poisonous ..but only causes a little not deadly poisonous..I thought that she must be due to her highly unusual markings ....have only seen such distinct markings on a black widow( which we all know is extremely poisonous ), so quickly captured her, and looked her up ..hubby never seen one before either ..
She lays about 2-3 egg sacs in her life, stays near the egg sac , and guards it till she dies( because she doesn't seek some kind of shelter, and the first hard frost kills her )..
really kind of sad ..:(
And now not sure what to do with her..don't want to kill her , but don't want her back in my shed door either
She is an argiope spider, or st.andrews cross spider, as they call them in Australia..apparently she is quite common all over the United States, Australia, and other places ..

Hubby lived here in Vermont most all his life, and has never heard of or seen one ..hmmmm..

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Joey Wolf
Jul 28, 2017

Did you know,

a bug zapper can kill a wren? There must be a gap in the wire surrounding our bug zapper. Poor little wren got in there, to eat bugs, I guess, and it fried her. I hope she didn't suffer long. We will be taking it down and getting her removed and patching the hole in the mesh. So sad and sorry this happened, it's not like there's not a finch feeder and suet block she could have been eating at.

J. White Harris
Jul 14, 2017

If Dogs Were Our Teachers

If Dogs Were Our Teachers

If dogs were our teachers we'd learn stuff like...
When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.
Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride. Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy.

When it's in your best interest, practice obedience .
Let others know when they've invaded your territory.
Take naps. They're good for you.

Stretch frequently, Run, romp, and play daily.
Thrive on attention and let people touch you.
Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

On warm days, stop to lie on your back on the grass.
On hot days, drink lots of water and lie under a shady tree.
When you're happy, dance around and wag your entire body.

Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.
Eat with gusto and enthusiasm. Stop when you have had enough.
If what you want what lies buried, dig until you find it.

And finally, when someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently.

From: "In the Garden of Faith, Hope & Love"

Joey Wolf
Jul 1, 2017

the little wren....

has set up house in the Cardinal Inn, when she's not busily redecorating, she sits on the porch railing and sings her little heart out.