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The Bobolinks

Recently, I went birding in Dutchess County for the first time. There were a total of eight of us from Saw Mill River Audubon, plus our guide – a member of the Ralph T. 789 more words


A Walk

Sometimes when you’re tired, there’s nothing like a long walk in pasture to help recharge.  I took one of those walks yesterday.  Besides which, I wanted to play with back button focus on my camera.  93 more words


Grassland birds

In a hay meadow near Brunswick, Maine:

Bobolink, taking a break from his jumbled singing flights over the field.

Savannah sparrow, keeping an eye on neighboring males. 316 more words


Too soon to mow?

Bobolinks, eastern meadowlarks and other beloved grassland bird species are in decline due to the loss of appropriate grassland habitat.

“People maintain large fields and meadows in Vermont for a variety of reasons, from commercial hayfields and grazing pastures, to simple aesthetic beauty,” said John Buck, biologist for the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. 89 more words

Around Town

Wilson's Phalarope (Townsend Sewage Lagoons)

June 4th – Townsend Sewage Lagoons

The journey from Burlington to Townsend, Ontario was lovely.  It’s always an adventure to leave the familiar for the unfamiliar. 481 more words

Ontario Birds