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Winter Hummingbird – A Minute in the Garden 52 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook A hummingbird feeds at one of our window feeders. Music: “Chill Float” by Frank Nora from the FreePD Music Library (http://freepd.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Learn more about hummingbirds in these books from […]

Praying Mantis – A Minute in the Garden 47 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video] (1:00)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook A visitor in the garden yesterday Praying Mantis on Wikipedia Music: “Numinous Shine” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Learn more about garden insects with these books * A portion of […]

Praying Mantis in the Garden via Instagram [Photo]

Praying Mantis in the Garden #insect #prayingmantis #garden #wildlife Learn more about garden insects with these books * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs ** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out!  Read more on this topic: A Garden Visitor: Praying Mantis #insect […]

Bats at Dusk – A Minute in the (Sicilian) Garden 45 [Video] (1:02)

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook Bats feed in the Sicilian family’s garden at dusk Music: “Chill Wave” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy my photography on a variety of products directly from RedBubble   Help Support […]

Bees Covering Locust Tree in the Garden Today [Video] (1:52)

It was possible to hear the low level hum and buzz of the thousands of bees swarming over my locust tree this morning. They were feeding on the clusters of tiny flowers covering every branch.I have never seen this many bees on the tree in the past. Perhaps there is some combination of large bloom, […]

Koi Pond 1 – A Minute in the Garden 37 from A Gardener’s Notebook [Video]

A Minute in the Garden: A series from A Gardener’s Notebook Koi Pond in the Japanese garden at  Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, California. (https://www.descansogardens.org/) Music: “Ripples” by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)   See all the videos in “A minute in the garden” series in this YouTube playlist Buy my photography on a variety of products […]

Hummingbird at the Feeder (Animated GIF)

A hummingbird captured at the feeder Read more on this topic: Video: Hummingbird at Feeder, Van Nuys, CA Hummingbird at the window #garden #bird #hummingbird #annashummingbird #nature #outdoors #closeup #wildlife DIY Recycle: Coffee Can bird feeder Photos: Hummingbird in the garden Video: Hummingbird around water fountain – Short – 8 secs

Allen’s Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin) in my garden – January 2016 [Video] (2:40)

Allen’s Hummingbird (Selasphorus sasin) in my garden – January 2016 In this episode: Allen’s Hummingbirds (Selasphorus sasin) frequent our feeder this month. My friend, Keri from Animalbytes.net helped us identify the proper species and even gifted us the hummingbird guide linked below. Check out Animalbytes.net for more great nature, birding and wildlife information Garden and flower […]

In the Garden: Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) from September 11 & 12, 2015 [Video]

  A regular visitor to the garden, this Cooper’s Hawk appeared on both September 11 and 12, 2015. Two clips as the hawk sis, drinks and bathes in the birdbath. From Wikipedia… Cooper’s hawk (Accipiter cooperii) is a medium-sized hawk native to the North American continent and found from Southern Canada to Northern Mexico. As […]

Nuttall’s Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii) in the Garden – August 15, 2015 [Video]

There are times when something catches our eye in the garden — something different from our usual assortment of finches, sparrows and mourning doves.  On this morning, my wife spotted a bird with different coloration – and moving in a different way — than our usual bird visitors. Our visitor looks to be a juvenile […]