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Summer in the City

Last week was hot and for all practical purposes, dry. It was almost hard to find motivation to trade the too-cold office air conditioning for hot-and-muggy outside but sitting around all day doesn’t suit me, so when there was time available for a stroll, I took one. 346 more words


Stragglers in the City

Unexpected. There are reports of migrant warblers every now and then, here and there, but the warblers are, for all practical purposes, gone except for the few that stay to start families. 382 more words


Ovenbird Nest

The PA Migration Count is an annual one-day snapshot of bird populations within our state. The count is held on the second Saturday of May and seeks to answer such questions as: Where are the birds? 256 more words


Bird in the Hand

I am away from home base this week into next… 108 more words


Wild life

“There is a singer everyone has heard, loud, a mid-summer and a mid-wood bird, who makes the solid tree trunks sound again”.

“Hay un cantante que todos han escuchado, fuerte, en medio del verano y en medio del bosque, que hace que un sólido árbol resuene.”

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24 May 2015 - the first Ovenbird

This morning I found the 51st species casualty on the project – a horribly drenched Ovenbird that needed a couple of hours in front of my space heater to dry out and reclaim its former beauty. 73 more words

Have You Forgotten?

Have you forgotten, she wonders,

her voice a gentle whisper in the quiet of my mind,

the sweet scented lilacs, the soft violet petals,

the rough and broken bark, 1,153 more words