Tag: mayflies

Weekend Waterview: Are You My Mother?

Happy Weekend! We had an interesting bird experience recently. My husband came inside one evening and said, “you’ve got to come see this, this bird is stalking me. . .” This fledgling was hopping around my hubby and chirping loudly as a baby bird would do in the nest, begging for food from his mother.…

On the Ropes: Swallows, Martins & Mayflies

One of the pleasures of being on the lake is watching the birds~ especially the Swallows and their cousins, the Purple Martins. We have been visited by a large group or “kettle” of Barn Swallows this year. We watched them flying under our dock to build nests formed by mud cups this summer. Both parents…