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Not a sculpture.

I took a field trip today to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden Museum, down by Zilker Park.  Admission is free this summer, through the end of August, thanks to donations from Amplify Austin.   182 more words


Owls yawn - whoo, whoo, whoo even knew?

17 July, 2016            Owls yawn – whoo, whoo, whoo even knew?

Owls yawn – did you even know that? I took this picture Tuesday afternoon at… 533 more words


Here's Looking at You

Two days ago our friend Cindy (one of our bird ID experts) sent an email with these terrific photos of two Barred Owls taken in her back yard in a Sandy Springs subdivision.  324 more words


DNCB Outing No. 2016-27 to Victoria

Eight DNCBers (Marylile, Rob, Chris, Gerhard, Pat, Maureen, Lorna, Terry) met at Tsawwassen on the 8am ferry and enjoyed another gorgeous Wednesday in paradise, riding the ferry to Vancouver Island and double-decker bus to Victoria.  484 more words

Black Oystercatcher

Shooting Bars Does Save Spots (sort of)

I have written about the conflict between Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis) and Barred Owls (Strix varia) a couple of times before ( 631 more words

Natural History

The Unexpected Visit

One early mid-spring evening this year, my father and I stood on the backyard deck, chatting as he prepared dinner on the BBQ. In the background, I heard only a few birds at this hour. 1,142 more words