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Summer's Secret Stories

As I mentioned last time, it’s been a hard season for forest babies: no eaglet, no owlet, no bushtit-lets. After realizing this wouldn’t be the year for any of them, it took a while to recalibrate my attention toward the less conspicuous developments of spring nesting, those subtle clues to smaller dramas. 803 more words


July 7, 2014

On morning swamp walk
pileated woodpecker
hitched around a tree.


DNCB Outing No. 2014-26 to Campbell Valley Park

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We had at least 24 DNCBers on our outing this morning to Campbell Valley Regional Park (CVRP) in Langley.  815 more words


Discovering Abundance in Our Own Backyard

It’s 12:20 am when we hear our first bird— a Western Screech-Owl breaking the silence outside Rob’s Palo Alto home. Rob, Josiah and I mount our bikes. 588 more words


Birding on a Hot, Humid Evening

Today was truly a classic Mid-Atlantic summer afternoon – temperatures in the high 90’s, high humidity, and just a bit of a breeze to occasionally take the edge off the heat. 180 more words


Pileated Woodpecker #46

I got this image of a Pileated Woodpecker last year up in the woods behind my home.


A Single Tree

I went back this morning to Watkin’s Park. I took a few photos last week of a Pileated Woodpecker and a Scarlet Tanager that were foraging at some sort of ornamental cherry tree that’s growing alongside the parking lot near the visitor’s center. 137 more words