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New Book, Cat Wars, Looks At What To Do With Free-Ranging Cats

NPR reports on cats versus birds

Are free-ranging cats pint-size murderers who need to be removed from the landscape because they critically decrease bird and small-mammal populations?

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Sunday Wonders ~ Surveying the Land

This hawk sat as still as could be, in my neighbors tree, then swooped down, through my yard, and into my other neighbors tree.  What a spectacular sight.  13 more words

Night Owl Poetry

Amethyst-throated hummingbird, first ever in the USA

This video from the USA says about itself:

18 October 2016

The first-ever Amethyst-throated Hummingbird spotted in the United States spent the afternoon sipping from the Perky-Pet feeder on our…

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Sun-kissed mockingbird

Common subjects like this Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) have a special appeal and challenge for me. Can I photograph them in an unusual way? 85 more words



“He was not bone and feather but a perfect idea of freedom and flight, limited by nothing at all” ― Richard Bach, Jonathan Livingston Seagull… 122 more words


the golden bird

Random strokes of your consciousness, slowly make out the bird in the clouds as it flies and brings gold off its page of lines and color. 214 more words