Category Archives: Skunk

What’s black and white, has 8 breasts, and a ringed tail?

Like my riddle?  I’ll get to the punchline in just a second, but first let me describe what I am watching on my outdoor cameras. A mama raccoon doing pullups on my bird feeder.  A baby raccoon walking around in circles hunting for food around the bird feeder.  A small skunk attempting to eat until […]

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Skunks Are Cheating

One of the Skunks wasn’t playing fair tonight.  It avoided “Stella” the motion detecting sprinkler I have….temporarily:-). I’ve never seen this particular Skunk before.  It was the smallest I’ve ever seen. This particular Skunk also seemed to walk with a little gimp, or perhaps it was just so small it was having problems walking through […]

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Winning The War With The Skunks, Possums, And Raccoons

I’ve got to say, I’m really impressed with this Contech Scarecrow Motion Activated Sprinkler.  For the last 3 days, since I received this product, the Skunks, Raccoons, and Possum have all tried to return to continue their feeding below the Bird Feeders.  Problem is, “Stella” the Scarecrow Sprinkler is scaring them away with bursts of […]

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First There Were Skunks, Now Possums?

Now this is getting ridiculous.  First there were Skunks, and now we have Possums?  What’s next? (Update #2 Never mind, I just found out.  A Raccoon.  It just chased off the Possum). (Update #3  The two young Skunks just arrived).  This has all occurred in less than 1 hour.  I clearly have a problem. —————- […]

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First Queen Butterfly And A Skunk

Today was the first Queen Butterfly we’ve seen for 2010.  She was laying eggs on the Milkweed.  I never could manage to get a decent picture of her as she was constantly flying about. You may also notice all the Aphids on the Milkweed.  I’ve tried spraying them and wiping them off by hand.  I’m […]

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