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Crows and a sparrow

Bird silhouette. A crow hunting/ scavenging in Hampton Marsh.

I parked at the end of Depot Road and walked the old rail bed with the dog this morning. 191 more words

Singing Savannah

One of my favorite moments of spring is sitting in a meadow in the still of the morning and hearing a savannah sing.


Sandy River Delta

Nala and I spent the morning at the Sandy River Delta east of Portland. Bird activity is definitely picking up, although many of the summer residents haven’t arrived yet. 122 more words

OR Birding Sites

It's Breeding Season at the Marsh!

The marshes of Cape May, New Jersey, that is! I went there looking for early migrating shorebirds and warblers. Thanks to our long, cold winter, there were few early migrants to be found, but there were plenty of other birds showing off their spring colors! 179 more words


Birding by Bike

As I sit listening to the thunder, rain, and hail outside, I’m thankful it was sunny-ish last weekend because I went birding by bike!

There are fewer joys greater than pedaling around Portland on a spring day. 601 more words

Birding Trips

Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary

A short drive and ferry ride from my place in Galveston, the Bolivar Flats Shorebird Sanctuary occupies prime Gulf-side habitat directly across the ship channel from Big Reef on the Galveston side. 481 more words

Galveston Birds

Springing Into Action

Savannah Sparrow gathering nesting materials.

Photo credit:  Athena Alexander