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Have siskin become a regular summer breeding bird in San Francisco’s introduced conifers?  Here’s one at an irrigation produced puddle at the Legion of Honor this morning.  28 more words


Home again

Today’s guest picture is from my sister Mary’s recent visit to the Lake District where she stopped at a cafe in Grange and enjoyed this lovely view. 757 more words


April - early May 2018: a few spring migrants

I returned from Vietnam at the end of March and for the first time in several years I was at home during the peak spring migration period. 1,990 more words

All Fluffed

A Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus) all puffed up sitting on the edge of the birdbath.


A walk in the forest

Rothiemurchas forest in the Cairngorm National Park of Scotland was once the center of the great 12th century Caledonian pine forest, and some of its patriarchal trees may still stand. 193 more words


Taking April showers a bit too far

Today’s guest picture shows the Cave of Drac on Majorca.  Dropscone visited it while on holiday on the island.  He got to listen to a concert while he was there. 527 more words


The Wildlife Garden in March

The beginning of March saw me still snowed in to the small valley in South Devon where I had been having a brief holiday, which turned into an extended stay! 536 more words