Monthly Archives: September 2019

Birding as meditation.

For this week’s blog, several titles came to mind: “the return of Summer”, because temperatures have soared back to unexpected and unseasonal warmth; or, “a time of transition”, as new species have started to arrive. According to the American Birding

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A Week of Storms.

A week of Storms… In the nine days from September 8th to 16th, four banding days were lost to strong wind and/or rain. The wind came almost from all points of the compass, striking us from the North, South, East,

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Hints of change.

In the North wind and colder nights, in the reddening of leaves and shortening of days, in the first honking skeins of southbound geese, changes are under way. We’re slowly transitioning from care-free summer to dutiful autumn, as any school

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Where have all the birds gone?

And so, it continues to be slow, in the sky, in the trees, and in the nets. There are certainly multiple reasons for such paucity but I do not want dare advance explanations which would be no more than barely

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