Ah, spring is in the air here in the Midwest! I’m just starting to see the animals start their mating games. I love watching…I’m such a romantic!!
The female birds act like baby chicks, demanding to be fed.
The dominant males fighting off the young bucks for the females.
Doves cooing and preening each other.
Chattering, dancing squirrels.
House building materials are at a premium.
Male birds donning their spring colors.
Elaborate songs can be heard along with seeing fancy flight patterns of returning snowbirds.
I’ve always felt like the animals retained more knowledge of nature than we humans did. We began to lose it when we decided money was more important than simpleness. With that being said, I observe the animals to tell me how they feel nature will be treating them in the near future. And they are saying to me… “You’d better dust off your flip-flops, as it will be an early spring!!”
© Ilex – Midwestern Plant Girl