A bird in hand … Literally

The farm gives an experience of a life time and brings you closer to the nature. This statement proved to be true when I actually held a bird in hand. Soft, tender and so fragile. Shaken by the crash she had with the glass window, the bird was probably resting on the ground when I…

Eastern Blue Bird

    Eastern Blue Birds (Sialia sails; family of Thrushes) are small in size (16-21cm), beautiful blue-feathered birds with a partial white and orange breast. They typically will lay 3-7 eggs at a time and eggs are blue in color too. They feed mainly on insects and this makes them valuable for the farm ecosystem. Eastern…

New Born Fawn

A newly born fawn found resting in the farm while the doe went out foraging for food. The fawn played out there still and did not even blink its eyes. Even a touch did not invoke a reaction. The fawn had spectacular white dots and beautiful soft hairs on the head. I felt blessed to see a…

Eastern Box Turtle

Eastern Box Turtle is a protected species and is generally found in deciduous forests, being a land reptile. Contrary to perception, it may drown when placed in deep water. It is elusive as it can easily hide below fallen logs, moist leaves and dirt. It is exciting to know, our farm has a box turtle too. Our…