June 27, 2013

Neighbourhood Watch


Looking out through the large living room window, I spotted what was once a tiny little bunny. This (not so little) rabbit has made herself a home near my house, or possibly even in the bushes on my lawn and we've been able to watch as she grows into a proper member of the wildlife community.

Judging from when I took the photo of her last year, she's about a year old.  So cute!


Not too far away a robin appeared and  hopped around looking for tasty critters in the lawn. Go get 'em, I say. Get those grubs and what-nots outta here! 



Clearly this guy's the king.



Bunbun's fur is looking a little funny, as she's molting from her bulky winter attire into something lighter and more suitable to the recent Toronto weather. I sat on the front lawn and watched her silently for a little while. At first she was a little nervous, stayed frozen as to not catch my eye but then slowly she let loose and I got to watch her munch on the grass around her.

She'd sit in one place, pig out and then move to another to do the same leaving a nice sized dent on the lawn from the grass she had nibbled off. There are random patches of grass missing and although it's kind of hideous, it's nice to know that my lawn is tasty and she's happy!

I even took a video. I should probably upload it.

I was a good distance away, but thanks to the telephoto lens that Rich got me for my birthday last year I was able to take some sneaky pictures and videos. Animal stalker.

P.S. Bunbun may or may not be a girl. I'm not about to find out anytime soon, unless little ones start appearing!

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Hi, I'm Janetta from Toronto. I cook, bake and make big messes. I photograph nearly everything and those photos will most likely end up being posted here. I've got a little black cat named Tank, who's super cute and a little bit nosy. You'll see a lot of photos of her too!

Contact me at: jubesandtank@gmail.com

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