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In my production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, I will have Hamlet with a copy of Kaufman’s field guide and when Polonius asks, “What do you read, m’lord?” he will answer, “Birds, birds, birds.” …

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Galveston Birds

THIS WEEK AT BEAR CREEK: Giddy Flocks, Muskrats Emerging and Pools Shining in the Woods

Our warm winter continues.  Early last week, spring-like warmth and sun melted the snow, turning the fields and woods brown again. Though the ice in  small ponds and pools softened, most of it remained.   1,509 more words

This Week At Bear Creek

A Lot of Yellow Feathers

We have seen a lot of yellow feathers the past couple of weeks. The Baltimore Orioles and Gold Finches have been regular visitors each day. Most of the Orioles this year have been female. 32 more words


American Goldfinch

A goldfinch, I think, possibly with winter plumage. Anyone want to confirm?

Lake Matoaka, taken January 30. Photo credit to Maddy King and Sarah Ruiz.


Ethereal goldfinch. by NiagaraMike

Familiar finch feeding from faded flowers of fall.

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