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Book review -- Winged Victories

The New York Times

Winged Victories: ‘The Thing With Feathers’ and ‘The Homing Instinct’

Avian migration is such a vast and complex phenomenon that it can accommodate star treatment in two new books. 45 more words

Vicki Croke

Inside the garden flowers

I love getting in close, like a bumblebee, to the flowers in the garden! It is another world there. Bernd Heinrich’s latest book, The Homing Instinct… 86 more words


On Being Watched

For the most part, the wildlife around our place regards me with either fear or wariness. Birds flutter, squirrels scurry, deer bound. The latter, admittedly, only retreat to their calculated safe distance before turning to assess my intentions, but all of them move away when they detect my presence. 767 more words