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Conspicuous Grassland and Wetland Birds

Low Open Grasslands

In the simplest terms, our story begins over 50 million years ago with a single species of bird.  This bird looked nothing like a meadowlark or a longclaw; those were still millions of years in the future.  1,058 more words

Convergent Evolution

More of the Blackbird Family - Chapter 13

More of the Blackbird Family

The Orchard Oriole and the Bobolink.

The Burgess Bird Book For Children


CHAPTER 13. More of the Blackbird Family. 1,929 more words


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


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


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


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