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David Bythewood
Artist | Professional | Varied
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I am a dabbler. I am a creator. I am a teacher. Among my hobbies are lapidary, carving, sewing, cooking, poetry, short stories, world design, game design, roleplay, photography, graphic manipulation and creation, DJing, bump making, parody writing, remixing, recording parodies, altering and decorating hats and clothes, making walking sticks, staffs, and canes, and generally anything else that comes into my head. I cannot draw to save my life, but I love to read, I love to create, I love to reach out and touch the lives of others, and be touched in turn. I am a husband. I am a father. I am a bird owner. I am student. I am too many things for a brief paragraph to possibly communicate. So come know me, and let me know you. On KoL I am known as the DJ Prima Vera Angelhair.

Over the last few years my personal style has really... evolved. I've changed, and I've pushed a lot of my skills to new limits. I keep pushing them farther, learning more, and seeing just what I can do in myriad fields. I enjoy sharing what I learn with others, and hope to both take and give inspiration in the process.

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Raccoon Journal 5 - Little Wonders

Journal Entry: Wed Nov 18, 2015, 6:40 AM


By now I am way behind on my raccoon journals; my new job is really keeping me busy, especially a recent promotion.  This journal is from 6-20-15.

We start with these baby blue-grey gnatcatchers.  They sadly did not survive, though we did our best for them.

Video: Baby Blue-Grey Gnatcatchers

Baby Blue-Grey Gnatcatchers 1 by Windthin
Baby Blue-Grey Gnatcatchers 1a by Windthin

Baby Blue-Grey Gnatcatchers 2 by Windthin
Baby Blue-Grey Gnatcatchers 3 by Windthin
Baby Blue-Grey Gnatcatchers 4 by Windthin

The hummingbird, on the other hand, continued to get better, and was eventually released a few weeks later.

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird 1 by Windthin
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird 2 by Windthin

The young crow continues to do better; it was eventually moved to a crow farm, since he'll never be released. There he'll get good care.

Young Crow by Windthin

As far of my new task of moving birds from the kindergarten aviary to the main one, I sometimes run into oddities.  One of the robins was remarkably docile for a few hours; I think he may have hit his head and dazed himself a bit for a time.  Eventually he started showing the proper degree of wariness.

Strange Little Robin 1 by Windthin
Strange Little Robin 2 by Windthin
Strange Little Robin 3 by Windthin
Strange Little Robin 3a by Windthin

Here are some of the birds in the big aviary.

Hanging Out Together 1b by Windthin
Hanging Out Together 1 by Windthin Hanging Out Together 1a by Windthin

We have our goslings and ducklings also are doing well, with the ducklings still kept contained for now.

Video: Herding Goslings

Goslings and Ducklings 1 by Windthin
Goslings and Ducklings 2 by Windthin
Goslings 1 by Windthin Goslings 2 by Windthin
Goslings 1a by Windthin
Goslings 2a by Windthin

The young great horned owl with the bad eye is out with the other two; we do not know yet fully if it will be released eventually.

Young Great Horned Owls 1 by Windthin
Young Great Horned Owls 1a by Windthin Young Great Horned Owls 1b by Windthin Young Great Horned Owls 2 by Windthin
Young Great Horned Owls 3 by Windthin Young Great Horned Owls 4 by Windthin

Vinnie the turkey vulture has a new roommate: Eragon II, a young imprinted red-tailed hawk, not to be confused with the first Eragon from the previous year, whose injuries sadly proved too painful for him in the end.

Eragon the Second 1a by Windthin
Eragon the Second 1 by Windthin Eragon the Second 2 by Windthin Eragon the Second 2a by Windthin
Eragon the Second 2b by Windthin
Eragon the Second 3 by Windthin Eragon the Second 3b by Windthin Eragon the Second 4 by Windthin
Eragon the Second 3a by Windthin
Eragon the Second 4a by Windthin
Eragon the Second 4b by Windthin

And here's everybody's favorite ham himself, Vinnie!

Video: Vinnie and Pal

Vinnie 1a by Windthin
Vinnie 1 by Windthin Vinnie 2 by Windthin Blurry Roommates 1 by Windthin
Vinnie 3b by Windthin
Blurry Roommates 1a by Windthin Vinnie 3a by Windthin Vinnie 3 by Windthin Vinnie 4 by Windthin

Here are a few glimpses of two new residents, the only ones you're going to get; canines and their relatives are fairly shy.  These are baby gray foxes.

Baby Gray Fox 1 by Windthin
Baby Gray Fox 2 by Windthin Baby Gray Fox 4 by Windthin Baby Gray Fox 6 by Windthin
Baby Gray Fox 3 by Windthin
Baby Gray Fox 5 by Windthin

Speaking of shy, this coyote pup shows how shy is done.

Is the Coast Clear? 1 by Windthin Is the Coast Clear? 2 by Windthin Is the Coast Clear? 3 by Windthin

We also revisit our friends the white fur foxes.  Yes, sadly, these two were probably raised for their fur, but the escaped and were found roaming feral in the city.  They've been in captivity a while now and, though domesticated technically, are far from tame.

Video: White Foxes
Two White Foxes 2a by Windthin
Two White Foxes 1 by Windthin Two White Foxes 1a by Windthin Two White Foxes 2 by Windthin
Two White Foxes 4 by Windthin Two White Foxes 5 by Windthin
Two White Foxes 3 by Windthin Two White Foxes 3a by Windthin

No raccoon journal is complete without at least a visit to the raccoons.

Young Raccoons by Windthin
Young Raccoons Outside by Windthin

And here is old Momma Possum.

Mamma Possum 1 by Windthin
Mamma Possum 2 by Windthin

We always have squirrels about.

Young Squirrels by Windthin
Squirrels 1 by Windthin Squirrels 2 by Windthin

And this week we got in a new fawn as well.

Fawn 1 by Windthin
Fawn 2 by Windthin

Here's are links to last week's journal.

Raccoon Journal 1 - Feathered Tales
Raccoon Journal 2 - Keeping Busy
Raccoon Journal 3 - Enter the Foxes
Raccoon Journal 4 - In the Bee Garden

And here are links to the final journals for the last two years; each of them has links to all of the journals for that year.

Raccoon Journal 11 - A New Beginning - 2013
Raccoon Journal 12 - A Late Farewell - 2014

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