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
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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
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
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