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Powell Butte: July Juveniles

I headed up to Powell Butte in mid-July, just in time to spot several juveniles not long out of the nest exploring the area. There are a few key indicators that can help identify a young bird in the midst of adults; sometimes they don’t have the same plumage as their parents yet, which is often the most obvious sign. 553 more words


November dark days

November dark days.

Today, November 23, sunrise was a little before 7 a.m., with the sky getting light around 6:30. Sunset will be around 4:30, with darkness encroaching any time after 4 p.m. 1,578 more words

Monthly Highlights In Gardens

The Gift of Spring

One early spring day when I was about 22, I saw a Robin Redbreast, and heard his cheery and happy call echo through the woodland and fields.   222 more words


New on 500px : Feeding Robin by RayHennessy by RayHennessy

An American Robin feeding on Juniper berries. I took this photo just outside my home during peak fall colors. Taken in southern New Jersey. via Tumblr http://bit.ly/1MLu3jX


American Robin at the Morton Arboretum

These are a close relation to the European blackbird (whereas the American blackbird is no relation at all and often just a name for several other appropriately sized black birds) and acts in a similar manner. 125 more words


Hubbard Fellowship Post - Mother Owl

This post was written by Evan Barrientos, one of our Hubbard Fellows.  Evan is a talented writer and photographer and I encourage you to check out his  756 more words

Prairie Animals