This is me, Wilder.  This is my Nature Journal.  Check back every now and then for new entries about outdoor stuff.  I am always coming across something interesting.


White-winged Dove

white-winged dove

White-winged Dove – This is a momma dove with the second chick that she raised this year. They are roosting in a Ponderosa pine tree that is in my backyard. Doves are migratory birds and come north to nest and have babies in the summer. The momma […]

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Indian Blankets

Indian Blankets

Indian Blankets – Indian Blankets are wildflowers that bloom in the summer and into the fall.  They grow everywhere around where I live.  Indian Blankets are native wildflowers which means they grow on their own in Colorado and Texas and all over the plains.  I love the […]

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Swiss Family Robinson

SFR (1)

Swiss Family Robinson – Sometimes I wish that my family and I were on an abandoned island foraging for food and things from the ship for a living, but I think it would be hard to live that way. I would love to play with monkeys and […]

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Bobcat

bobcat

Bobcat – This is a bobcat looking for water at a cow tank on my Papa’s ranch in West Texas. Bobcats have a really whiskered face and black tufted ears. I love the way their ears tuft out, it reminds me of my hair in the morning. […]

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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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