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Monitoring rock wren in an alpine world

Crystal Brindle, Research Assistant

I have recently lost myself in the practice of exploring lake basins, rocky cliffs, and mountain tops in search of a fleeting endangered bird that calls this rugged landscape home, the… 606 more words

Native Animals

hiking Sisters Rocks

Sisters Rock, an Oregon State Park. We’ve driven by it hundreds of times. It kept calling to us. We finally picked a perfect day… comfortably warm with very little breeze. 430 more words

Photography

Rock Wren

Rock wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) is an appropriate common name for this inhabitant of rocky and pebbly habitats in Western North America and Central America. 296 more words

Birds

Wren and Bluebird

Pictures: Here is a Rock Wren and a Western Bluebird.

I looked out my window one day and seen this Wren playing around under the hood of my truck. 89 more words

Exercise

ROCK WREN

Almost underfoot,
you work the ground
for bugs and spiders,
diligently clean window
screens in morning light—
yet play second fiddle
to your canyon cousin’s… 126 more words

Photographs