“The reason birds can fly and we can’t is simply because they have perfect faith, for to have faith is to have wings.”
― J.M. Barrie, The Little White Bird
The Flycatcher Babies are Hatched!
For the third year in a row, the western flycatchers have chosen to nest next to the front door to the house.
I love that they trust us enough to come back year after year.
I love watching the little family grow.
The parents built up the nest:
There will be four siblings this year:
If you love wildlife, or have children, then you may want to make the Olympic Game Farm in Sequim, WA, a destination. This farm worked exclusively for Walt Disney Studios for 28 years, and is a secure home for many types of animals.
You can get up close and personal by taking a driving tour. You can even feed the animals wheat bread!
How about those claws?!
Lots of friendly black and Kodiak bears!
Elk…oh yes…he is alive and magnificent!
A regal lion.
The above is just a sampling of the wonderful wildlife to be seen at the farm. There is also a petting farm, museum barn, education area and gift shop. The farm is a great family place to visit!
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Just for the fun of it…
the difference between the raccoon’s shoe size and my barn cat’s shoe size.
The kitty paw prints are in the upper left corner. The rest belong to the raccoon.
Seeing the tracks helps get a perspective on the animal’s size.