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Celebrating Audubon's 231st birthday at the Academy of Natural Sciences

Today we celebrated the birthday of famed ornithologist John James Audubon (1785–1851), with a public page turning of the first volume of his masterpiece The Birds of America… 131 more words

Courtship face-off

Male Brown-headed Cowbirds have been engaging in courtship display in the backyard this week.  Interestingly, they seem to display to each other in order to entice females closer.   189 more words

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Look Outside my Window!

Seems like our weather is beginning to cooperate by giving us full days of delicious warm temperatures. I was out doing some trimming of high grasses and the whole exercise felt very good. 181 more words

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On Marsh Sparrows and Bird Crime

Wednesday, March 23

This week in lab, we were on a mission. Three frustratingly similar sparrows were all taking up residence in the salt marshes of Poquosin and we were going to see them all. 859 more words

Field Trips

Look Outside my Window!

Welcome my friends! Today’s post is going to change a bit, this one will be dedicated to only one species of birds that are currently visiting my backyard with more frequency. 258 more words

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