Children's book writer, Wendy Salter, and her family raise silkie bantam chickens. In Wendy's Sugarplum Recipes Book Series, the Sugarplum family lives on an organic egg farm with two pet chickens named Tuturella and Bow-Tie Boy. Children's book writer
Maggie MacDonald of Scotts Mills, OR photographed this Anna’s Hummingbird in her yard on a cold winter day. She noted that every day, no matter what the weather, this bird would sit in the same spot in a tree and guard the feeders.