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An Evening with Jim Urbina

As a member of GolfClubAtlas.com, I was fortunate to be able to attend a dinner with my fellow GCA geeks this week at which Jim Urbina gave an insightful talk that he themed, The Evolution of a Golf Course.   744 more words

Golf

Bobolink #8

A Male Bobolink that was in the back field at the farm. These lovely birds come in to my area about early to mid May to raising their chicks  in the thick grass from ground nesting through out the fields at the farm. 63 more words

Photography

Mowing and Meadowlarks

This is the time of year when we get around to mowing our field. We have ten acres of meadow. When we moved here it had not been cut in several years and it was starting to get scrubby. 863 more words

Birds

Bobolinks Fledging and Preparing to Migrate

Between their striking black and white plumage and their long, bubbly song, male Bobolinks are hard to miss if they are inhabiting a field. The female’s plumage is more subtle, with lots of browns so that she blends in well when on her ground nest. 220 more words

Birds

Of Invasive Weeds: Crown Vetch and Yellow Rattle

Two obnoxious weeds are trying to take over our farm. Crown vetch and yellow rattle were both accidentally introduced to our land several years ago. 968 more words

MORE FROM MALHEUR

For us western birders, one of the most exciting species to see at Malheur is the Bobolink, a bird more often found in grasslands further east. 122 more words

Birds

MALHEUR MARVELS

There are two species that typify a great birding trip to Malheur. Golden Eagle and Bobolink. This trip for Pt. Reyes Field Institute has brought us close to both species. 15 more words