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Rock Wren

In Chloride Canyon we watched a small bird repeatedly go into a crevice between rocks with an insect in her beak.  My knowledgeable friends knew it was a rock wren. 19 more words



A juvenile Rock Wren hanging out on my roof checking out our new backyard furniture. I love that you can see the individual barbs on the feathers on the face!


The Wren

Hope is the thing with feathers

That perches in the soul

And sings the tune without the words

And never stops, at all.

Emily Dickinson… 760 more words


Jobs at DOC: Kerry Weston, Scientific Officer

Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). 550 more words

Jobs At DOC

Australasian Bird Fair

By DOC Biodiversity Ranger, Bruce Postill (Waikato)

I recently attended the inaugural Australasian Bird Fair in Sydney.

The Bird Fair is targeted at bird watchers/naturalists, with perhaps 15% of those attending being researchers. 392 more words

Native Animals

Rock Wren

Now that I’ve been putting out mealworms in my yard, I’ve been getting some Rock Wrens hopping around. I was putting the worms into a little hanging dish, but I wasn’t getting many takers. 80 more words


More Orientation today

More Orientation : Still more to know about, yesterdays stuff, was stuff that I knew about already but today ….. I’m not sure what is coming. 160 more words