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Groucho's PCT Journal

And thankfulness fills my heart as beer fills my belly… I’ve been updating and posting journal entries in their proper timeline, but here’s an overview. Obvs, no edits, all stream of consciousness. 31 more words


Night Hawk

What do birds do at night? It’s clearly a question people find intriguing.

But you probably already know the answer even if you don’t know much about birds. 524 more words


Another Sunset Park Elm

Knots, galls, cankers? Whatever is going on here makes for a massive bole. This is one of a pair in front of an apartment named Elmo…


Red-tailed Two

Continuing our primer from the other day, we now present a mature Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis).Compared to that early sighting, this one look rather larger (even though it was higher up), making me think it was a female. 146 more words


Migration at any cost

By Khadija Abbasi

Summer 2015, Sayed Abad, Mazar-e Sharif

I was in a photo studio to take a picture for my Uzbek visa application. There was a power cut. 706 more words


Red-tailed One

Perched near the edge of Green-Wood Cemetery, a Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) surveys the scene. One of the classic field marks of this species is the vaguely V-shaped white splotching on the back. 130 more words