Visitors 93680
19083 photos, 243 videos

Welcome to our room of galleries! Our emphasis is on documenting bird, insect and animal activity in our Shady Oaks Sanctuary, where increasing biodiversity through habitat reconciliation has been ongoing since 1996. Peruse, enjoy and we hope you might even be inspired!

As of March 19, 2020, we dedicate our blog to our grandchildren, Dean Anders, Leif Ansel and Veronica Wren.

May their futures be filled with the peace of wild things.


Recently Added

2021 Birds at Shady Oaks Oct-Dec

Visitors 5
Created 30-Nov-21
Modified 30-Nov-21
2021 Birds at Shady Oaks Oct-Dec

Wildlife at Shady Oaks

Visitors 259
Created 25-Nov-21
Modified 25-Nov-21
Wildlife at Shady Oaks

2021 Warblers

Visitors 11
Created 24-Nov-21
Modified 24-Nov-21
2021 Warblers

Flora at Shady Oaks

Visitors 89
Created 18-Nov-21
Modified 18-Nov-21
Flora at Shady Oaks

2021 Birds at Shady Oaks Jul-Sep

Visitors 44
Created 10-Nov-21
Modified 10-Nov-21
2021 Birds at Shady Oaks Jul-Sep

Butterflies, Insects, Spiders and True Bugs at Shady Oaks

Visitors 135
Created 9-Nov-21
Modified 9-Nov-21
Butterflies, Insects, Spiders and True Bugs at Shady Oaks

Fall Warbler Species at Shady Oaks

Visitors 92
Created 8-Oct-21
Modified 8-Oct-21
Fall Warbler Species at Shady Oaks

2015 Warblers

Visitors 170
Created 8-Oct-21
Modified 8-Oct-21
2015 Warblers


Guestbook for Hummer Haven UnLtd.
Nancy Clogston(non-registered)
Margy,
I just love it when your blog post comes to my email. I wait before opening it until I have enough time to sit and relish each picture, video and description. Thank you so much for creating your haven and for sharing your work and rewards through this blog. It transports me for a while from my everyday worries. It inspires me to tweak my own garden habitat sometimes little by little and sometimes in great bounds.
Linda Kamp Waugh(non-registered)
Margy,
I love your photos and the videos of the deer are so precious! Thank you.
Michael Stein(non-registered)
I watched your presentation tonight on the MBS program with Dana Ripper. You are so awesome!!! I cant tell you how much I enjoyed it. I learned so much. Thank you and Bravo on an amazing presentation. You should take that presentation on the road to the schools! More people need to be exposed to these idea’s. I have tried to make my back yard an aviary for the last 20 years and have had many success and very proud of the habitat I have created. I have done this with little help. Is there a way to get more help? After your presentation I can see I have lots to learn. I would love to have someone come to my house and give me a rough plan or idea’s on what to pursue. After hearing your talk tonight I realize I need more information. What would you recommend as a next step. Also, do you ever give tours of your back yard? I would love to spend time in your garden. Again, thanks for all your passion, knowledge and excellent explanations of this important topic. I feel so strongly that us all can help with climate change, promote biodiversity and develop sustainable lifestyle with our planet. No matter where you live! Let me know if you ever give tours. I would love to see your work first hand. I am a member of St Louis Audubon and Webster Groves Nature Societ.
Ann L Case(non-registered)
The photos always make me smile. Thank you for all of your information.
Dave & Cyndee(non-registered)
Amazing Margee! Your backyard creation is paying off, in spades. Wonderful fall warbler variations. Just love the subjects & your masterful photography.
All the best, Dave & Cyndee Batzler, Carlsbad, CA
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