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Green Jay
Above - Green Jay
Welcome to
Wings In Flight...

... where I will share some of my interests such as birding and gardening for wildlife, and my love of nature with a special fondness for those things with wings.
I hope the information in these pages is a source of inspiration for you in some way. I am always working on new pages and you can check for new additions by clicking on the Whats New Page.

Enjoy :)

wildflower Gardening For Wildlife...

My garden is just like a small oasis in suburban surroundings of North Central Texas. It consists of a mixture of mostly native and adapted drought tolerant plants and is Certified with both the National Wildlife Federation & Texas Parks & Wildlife as a Backyard Habitat / Texas Wildscape, resulting in a "Best of Texas Backyard Habitat" certification.
Gardening for nature is very important to me, to give back what has been taken from it due to increased habitat destruction.
More about gardening for Wildlife, Birds, Hummingbirds, Bees & Butterflies can be found on my Gardening for Wildlife page.

binoculars Birding...

I love to bird! From watching the common birds in my backyard to going away on field trips to other places in search of new birds, it is one of the most enjoyable hobbies I have. It can be done anywhere, at any time and can be done without any major expense, although be warned, once hooked there are always more places to visit, more toys to buy...!
Visit my Birding Page for more on this great hobby.

purple martin Purple Martins

Although I no longer host a Purple Martin colony, I have included a page about the trials and errors that I have experienced over the past 10 years of Martin landlording.
Purple Martin Page
Lots of information regarding Purple Martins can be found at the
Purple Martin Conservation Association (PMCA)


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