Monthly Archives: January 2013

What a coincidence!

This evening I received the birding club newsletter and by co-incidence the publication was filled with data seeking to answer this question:  are there actually more Red-tailed and Cooper’s Hawks in our county now than there used to be, or … Continue reading

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Why don’t birds blow away?

A January Arctic Blast hit us this week.  Wind gusts up to  50 miles an hour in the evening.  The wind sounded like an airplane taking off in the yard.  How do birds hang on in the wind at night?  … Continue reading

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Come back here, kids. Kids? Kids! Come back here right now!

That’s what I imagine these Spoon-billed Sandpipers are saying to their chicks. When you have time to relax and watch this offering from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, you’ll hope for the best for these birds that are among the … Continue reading

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Happy New Big Year

Or, should I say, Happy Big New Year? No, I think I was right the first time.  Happy New Big Year. Anyway, this post is about both the 2013 New Year and a 2013 Big Year. So, first things first.  Happy … Continue reading

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