Ever since I caught the attention of a rogue female Mallard in the scratch ground a few weeks, I have been on high alert for these pesky characters. You see, last year we had a multi-day problem with a pair of Mallards during nesting season. I was convinced the ducks were plotting a camp-out in our yard and I'll have nothing to do with that! Perhaps the female has visited but at least so far she has not been in my sight. Yes, ducks are as bad as grackles, and I intend to interrupt any plans they make for our property. Sorry, ducks. Stick to the pond down the road!
This Wingscapes BirdCam enthusiast and keeper of a well-stocked "bird cafe" has been watching birds in Cary for over 18 years. I adopted the BirdCam in December 2007 and have been working with the product daily, recording over 35 species locally and gaining significant experience with the use of this amazing device. I'm not a "power birder." While I enjoy birdwatching in the field, I appreciate the simple delights of the birds found in my own backyard or in places just down the street. These are truly interesting places and I never tire of the little stories told every day in those places. The birds are central to this experience, but expect me to talk about the things that also are part of the birdwatching experience here at Cary BirdCam, from buying bird seed to crunching numbers in the logbook. Thanks for being a reader!