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Father and Son

A pair of American Goldfinches.  The one on the right is an immature male.  His father, here on the left, was just feeding the youngster!  Seems to me he must be old enough to take care of himself.


Take me out to the ball game! Confessions of a baseball junkie

By Tom Dercola

My love of the game started at Wesley Park on Spence and Ellice watching Senior Ladies Fastball and progressed in my youth catching the Goldeyes playing at Winnipeg Stadium, a facility more suited to football than baseball. 485 more words


Trailbirds: Hiking and Biking

A new event hosted by Fort Wayne Trails is the Early Bird Nature Walk and Bike Ride. It is geared toward amateurs of both birding and biking, and I participated in the second event yesterday. 550 more words

Mysteries And Celebrations

Tuesday was a day of mystery and celebration.

The first mystery strode along the edge of the pond. His head bobbed up and down. He stopped for a moment, called, and then listened. 682 more words


Birds Are Back

The spring birds are back in full force, and my favorite little Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds arrived last weekend to enjoy the feeders I’d set up for them a week earlier. 208 more words


And the Orchestra Resumes

The Loudest Performance Of The Year

It’s still a little cold out, not freezing though close enough.   But it’s warm enough for birds to migrate back to this area.   254 more words


Lena II

In her new role as a male in breeding colors Lena had many questions.  She started hanging out with the other guys asking things like: “How will I know if I really like some gal?”.  70 more words