Friday, February 3, 2012
The one thing I can't do right now is haul firewood around. I'm limited to very small easy work. I should have limited myself to light activity before anyway, and now I'm suffering for ignoring what the pain in my head told me. But I'm glad I can still take pictures.
So what do I have for you? I'm pretty sure what I have for you today is a Eurasian Collared-Dove. Of course, I always say that I'm never sure. I could be mistaken. So you can follow the link to see for yourself. this is the only bird that I found that matches everything. Even the sounds are the same.
I also think these doves have been keeping most of the other kinds of birds away. I've been saying for weeks that I couldn't find any other birds, but I kept hearing these doves everywhere. The smaller birds are there, but they keep their distance.
I began thinking these birds might be pigeons, but they didn't look like the normal pigeons I've seen before, so I did my internet search. The Eurasian Collared-Dove is the only match I've found. They are known to hang around small towns in farming areas just like mine.
I'll show you some more about these birds in future posts. I knew I'd find something new here if I kept looking! Since I showed you my wood stove already, Monday I'll show you my new method of heating my house if I have it ready on time. This new one takes no work. I'll still use the wood stove too, but I have to limit my work and I'm running low on wood anyway.
Let me give you a hint of what I'll do now to heat my house. It involves squirrels... Just kidding!
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