“How to Know Birds”

The place you’re in The time of year How they move and where in the meadows, brush, forest,             rocks, reeds, are they hanging out             alone or in a group or little groups? Size, speed, sorts of flight Quirks. Tail flicks, wing-shakes, bobbing – Can you make out what they’re eating? …

Warblers in Spring Feathers!

Yellow-rumped warblers may be our most common, year-round warbler, but when the spring birds come through they provide a shock of new …

Beaver!

So, what do you do when you come to a beaver in the road? Well, in this case, herd it. On Fernald …

Flamingos Find Friendly Family

Just in time for Alice in Wonderland’s special Birthday Party, a whole flock of flamingos found a front lawn they loved here …

It’s Fall Again!

This was the temperature this morning even at 9 am. And as you can see, this is a few degrees cooler than …

Listening Intentionally

On this day, one hundred and fifty-seven years ago, Thoreau wrote – “Going down railroad, intentionally listening, I hear . . .” …