Golden Touch Alpaca Farm

  (Westport, Massachusetts)
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HD Video: Grand Central Bird Station

We posted a new video last night - enjoy a few minutes of the birds playing around at the feeders!

 

 

Grand Central Bird Station from goldentouchfarm on Vimeo.

 
 

New HD Video: Summing up our summer so far: Cold, Wet, and Busy!

We have been tremendously busy this summer (if you can even refer to it as that) so you will have to excuse the lack of video posts. Although we haven't been posting we certainly have been capturing tons of great footage, it is just a matter of getting the time to sit down and edit them all together.

This video was taken yesterday and sums up what the first month of Summer felt like for us - Cold, Wet, and Busy just like the Hummingbirds themselves!

 

 

Hummingbird Sneak Peak - Summer '09 from goldentouchfarm on Vimeo.

 
 

Handheld Hummingbird Feeder

We recently purchased some handheld hummingbird feeders from http://www.theplantwhisperer.com and we are excited to see if we can get our growing H.Bird population accostumed to them.

It will be amazing to capture some video of Hummers eating out our hands, especially for when people come to visit the farm.

Here is a demonstration video of it in action:

 

 

 
 

Burrrr! Just when you thought Spring was Here

We were spoiled with a beautiful weekend and silly us, we expected it to stay like that! For a second there, I forgot we live in New England. As the saying goes, "If you don't like the Weather, just wait a minute." Unfortunately that holds true the other way around, if you are enjoying the Weather, know that it can vanish in just a minute.

After looking at the U.S. forecast it looks like a lot of you are getting Rain Today, whenever it is gloomy around here I always watch some of our Farm Videos from Summer to cheer me up - here is a small collection of our Hummingbird Videos we shot last year - can't wait until they come back!

 

Enjoy!

 

 

 

You can also see our Videos in High Definition here - http://www.vimeo.com/goldentouch/videos

 
 

Worst type of Weather

New England has certainly had it's fair share of horrible Weather over the last week. Between the freezing rains, the ice storms, and now the snow that has gone through much of the area, many people are still without power and the rest of us are looking for new and innovative ways to stay warm and dry. 

Living in a Coastal Town on the Southeast coast of New England, we tend to get more Rain and Freezing Rain while the rest of the area gets snow. This is a blessing and a curse, but truthfully I would rather shovel snow a few times a year than slip around in the mud all winter. Since we started shooting Video of our farm, I always tend to warm up after finishing up my chores with a cup of coffee and a clip from the summer. Today, I warmed up to one of my favorite humming bird videos, "The Swarm!". Check it out below!

 


 


The Swarm! from goldentouchfarm on Vimeo.
 
 

Missing the Hummingbirds


Remembering the Sun from goldentouchfarm on Vimeo.
Now that Fall is finally here and all the Hummingbirds have migrated south, I like to watch some of our older videos and remember them. Here is a favorite from this past Summer.

 Quick Note: If the video playback studders, Click off HD in the top Right corner.

 
 
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