Monthly Archives: February 2021

The Best of February 2021

This was meant to be a remote control close up of frogs spawning. Instead I found an extraordinary image. It was one of several surprises buried inside larger pictures that helped me keep sane during an otherwise dreary February.I took … Continue reading

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A Close Family

“I’m walking to my car thinking of when a bird-bander told me what happens if you mist-net long-tailed tits. Because they forage in family flocks, these mouse-sized birds get trapped in mist-nets all at once. Freed one by one from … Continue reading

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Apology to subscribers re “Bomb Run” post

Somehow this post reverted to draft so I had to re-publish it. 

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Catching the Bomb Run

Last month I wrote about my plan to attract and study the familiar birds of the garden and its surrounds. I decided to offer a variety of food in several places at the same time each day and then retire … Continue reading

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