Archive for the ‘Nature’ Category

Songbirds

black-crested titmouse

Songbirds – I made this birdfeeder and hung it a cottonwood tree in my backyard.  I made it with my little sister.  It wasn’t hard, all we did was cut up some wood boards and cut a little bit of wire and we worked together on it […]

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Beaver Dam

beaver dam

Beaver Dam – This is a beaver dam on the Purgatoire River in Colorado. I love how the beavers have to weave together so many sticks in a watertight pattern, and how they work so hard at it. Beaver dams are great because they create beaver ponds, […]

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Monarch caterpillar

Monarch caterpillar

Monarch Caterpillar – Today I found this monarch caterpillar. Isn’t it beautiful? I love the yellow, white, and black stripes that wind around its body. Soon it will make its chrysalis and turn into a majestic Monarch butterfly, with beautiful black and orange colored wings. I wish […]

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Drought

drought

Drought – Colorado isn’t very colorful is it?  This is a part of Colorado most people never see, the eastern flat and dry side of the state.  Just grass and ranches.  The only green things are cactus and yucca.  Do you see the tumble weeds on the […]

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Texas Bluebonnets

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Texas Bluebonnets – These are Texas Bluebonnets but you probably already know that.  People talk about them a lot. I like them too.  They only grow in Texas just like this but they are a lupine which grows everywhere, just different kinds.  Colorado has mountain lupines and […]

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Whitetail Deer

White tail deer

Whitetail Deer – Here are some deer on my Papa’s ranch in West Texas.  They are called Whitetails.  It is springtime so they don’t have antlers anymore and the does are pretty fat and ready to have their fawns. Can you spot the bucks and the one […]

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