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BFH Nest Down

Bald-faced hornets (Dolichovespula maculata) have been in the news recently. There seem to be a lot of their nests in Brooklyn: a bumper crop or just people noticing more of them? 55 more words

Fieldnotes

The rain has started in the city

I’ve been back from Italy for ten days – just about how long I was gone – and fall has officially, well, fallen. In Rome, it got to be 90 degrees. 389 more words

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Tail-less

This Am. Robin has molted away its whole tail. Don’t worry: new tail feathers will emerge, and meanwhile, flight, including in the sense of escape, is still possible. 11 more words

Fieldnotes

The Other Corner Part Two

It’s tough not to have preconceptions.

“In New York, this. In New York, that.”

Regardless of the subject, (be it bagels or fashion), the statement was often a profession of what was the best, or which was the smartest/most efficient way to do something.   988 more words

Ponderings

Step into my funnel

Appropriation of the unnatural: this fence post has been taken over by what I think is a sheet-web building grass spider of the genus Agelenopsis… 36 more words

Fieldnotes