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Nebby Neighbors

I was out for a walk yesterday in Frick Park on the first really warm day of the spring here in Pittsburgh, PA. It was early, so there were a lot of birds bouncing around and vocalizing. 144 more words


Hawk Encounter

This happened the other day in Frick Park, Pittsburgh, PA.


Raptors are my favorite birds, and around Pittsburgh, PA, I see Red-tailed Hawks most often. 222 more words


Christmas Bird Count 2017

The annual Christmas Bird Count is a unique event – a community science project that has been going on for 117 years.

It began in 1900 when an ornithologist named Frank Chapman proposed a “bird census” on Christmas Day, instead of the traditional “side hunt”, where hunters would compete to bring in the most quarry over the course of the day. 897 more words


Golden-crowned Kinglet

I regularly walk to Duck Hollow, following Nine Mile Run out the bottom of Frick Park to where the stream slips into the Monongahela River near where it ends in Pittsburgh, PA. 403 more words


Same Shot, Different Seasons: Fall Update

I’ve been working on a series of photos that chronicle the same woodland scene throughout the four seasons of South-Western Pennsylvania. The subject is a mysterious looking tree that seems to be well on its way to becoming hollowed out at its base. 19 more words


Where the Frick Did Summer Go?

Just as fast as the cold came in, the summer went out. That means the beautiful blooms around The Frick Museum did too. Since the leaves are changing and the snow will soon be falling, we wanted to give you a post that’s ever so pleasing to the eye. 88 more words