Monthly Archives: March 2016

A Photo

I’m not a photographer. It’s not in my nature to sit and wait.  When I’m out I like to keep moving. Mostly by foot. Birding by auto isn’t my thing. Maybe occasionally by bike. But to get a great photo one needs … Continue reading

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Complacency in Birding

After leaving Franklin High School a week ago Saturday I headed south towards Atterbury but first stopping by the flooded field spot. It’s the same road I always take to Atterbury and the following happened earlier this year. This past … Continue reading

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Right on Time

I know I said in the last post I would continue last week’s story, but I thought I’d report on yesterday’s birds first. Living here three years I have learned there is basically a two week window to see COMMON … Continue reading

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The Start to A Solid Saturday

The weather turned out to be better than expected last Saturday with just slight drizzle and overcast skies versus the rain for both Saturday and Sunday that was predicted.  But even with that and being on the road all week … Continue reading

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The First Wave

If you have spent any length of time birding then you know spring migrants come through the Midwest in Waves. The First Wave are heartier migrants that winter just south of the winter freeze line, which in a normal winter … Continue reading

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Besides the Rusty, Another Endangered Species to Check

I’m sure you’ve recently seen postings about the annual Rusty Blackbird Spring Migration Blitz. The Blitz encourages people to count Rusty Blackbirds which are in severe decline nationwide. Even a recording of zero is okay as it shows that people … Continue reading

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Just Waiting Around…

The Doldrums are still present.  But I can start to see a slight movement in the migratory sails which means we should slowly start moving toward full migration. But basically I’m still just waiting around… I got an offer from … Continue reading

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65 Year Old Coincidence – The Average Age of Birds

I occasionally mention some of the other birding blogs I follow. I should probably list those blogs because they usually contain something interesting. One I read on a weekly basis is A DC Birding Blog. Every week it pulls together … Continue reading

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