Saturday, February 28, 2009

More Little Girls

They call her ButterBall

The little girls have been absent the last couple of days, I don't know why, could be the wether.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Little Girl Squirrels

The Yard is full of little Girl Squirrels

The yard this spring is full of little girl squirrels, young squirrels.  In fact I don't remember ever seeing this many little girl squirrels so close together on the Permafrost Ranch.  I'm starting to think that the lack of cone production in the area has forced them to shrink their ranges to areas of food.  I provide for many of them around the property.

Monday, February 23, 2009

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Birds of Winter


It has been a winter of Redpolls here on the old Permafrost Ranch.  The feeders have been swarmed by them.  The speaker here in my squirrel hole is rocking all day long from their songs.  Having it up and running such does wonders for the spirit and soul.  You should stop by the streaming cam and have a listen for yourself.

Friday, February 20, 2009

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Boreal Chickadee


Where did that horde of Redpolls come from.  Have you seen them on the Squirrel Cam

Wednesday, February 18, 2009


-30 f This morning

Brrrrr says Bubba, winter is still here  huh

Monday, February 16, 2009


Of the world Unite

So pretty these little male Redpolls

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Nighttime Flying Visitors

Glaucomys sabrinus yukonensis

Seems from the visitors to the streaming cam on the web site, that there is a stream of flyers coming to the feeding station.  I notice last night shortly after dark, one was on the feeder, then in the middle of the night, I hear them.  I get pictures from viewers who have seen them   Stop by and watch the action if you wish.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Are you kidding Me

Bubba hit the roof

After reading this article with bubba over coffee this morning.  He just couldn't believe it.  He then looked at me and said, these guys who shop there are they the same dudes that we are bailing out because they ran those wall street businesses into the ground.  Any of our legislators beside Jay Bird shop there.  I notice he wears those 1000 dollar suits
$7,000 for an off-the-rack-suit, or as much as $21,025 for made to order versions from Sach's in New York

Friday, February 13, 2009

Flyers on the Feeder

Always looking out for Trouble

The little flyers who land on the feeder are always facing out, looking for trouble.  It's hard to get them to look towards the camera.  They know it's no threat compared to what is out there in the dark.

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Common RedPolls

Shades of Red

The little male RedPolls sure add color to the feeder.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Feeder Raider

Trying to take over Bubba's Feeder

This Little Girl is trying to drive old bubba from his feeder everyday.

Sunday, February 08, 2009

Life on the Permafrost Ranch

Life in the Fast Lane

Old Bubba was telling me, life here on the Permafrost Ranch really isn't in the fast lane is it.  I have to admit it to  him, but living here is like living in the backwoods, not much ever changes.

Thursday, February 05, 2009

Looking Out

Little Girl on the Lookout

She is aggressive and tries to drive Bubba off his feeder here lately and when he's gone from it.  She raids the goodie bowels...

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Spinning Bird Heads

Have you seen it

I've seen it on the net, have you.  The picture of the bird with the spinning head, it's gone around the world in emails.  Well even the old squirrel here on the Permafrost Ranch has one.  I wonder if it will fly around the world.

Monday, February 02, 2009

Birds of Alaska

Red is the color

They are RedPolls, and the name sure sticks for the little males.

Sunday, February 01, 2009

The Night has Eyes

Night time hunter in the early morning 

A regular visitor to the feeders in the early morning