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Dawn Chorus - Gull ID for fun and profit.
Okay, actually, no profit to be made from gull ID as far as I know. But if it's possible to tilt the meter from pure aggravation toward fun, that would be something. I've been trying to work on ...
lineatus 05/03/2015 31 22 - -
Dawn Chorus - Bolinas Springtime (this time)
Spring is sprung, the grass is riz - I wonder where the birdies iz? Bolinaz!
lineatus 04/26/2015 62 42 - -
Dawn Chorus - Bolinas Springtime, er... Lunchtime
Pull up a comfy chair and join us for brunch, now that there's a diary.
lineatus 04/19/2015 29 35 - -
2015 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #4
Welcome to the 2015 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the fourth tally for 2015, and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. Here's ...
bwren 04/19/2015 80 19 - -
Sterling Nature Center - April 15, 2015 - A Photo Diary Updated
A chilly mid-April morning at Sterling Nature Center and its Great Blue Heron Rookery in Sterling, ...
boriscleto 04/16/2015 11 25 - -
Dawn Chorus: It's A Cooper's Hawk (Or Is It?)
This diary is slightly above the level of an open thread. Be prepared for some bad photographs and some bird carnage. Fortunately the quality of the photos makes the carnage less obvious. ...
matching mole 04/12/2015 79 53 - -
Last Chance for Audubon Fundraiser!
Note: This is a new version of a March 8 diary I did for a Sunday Dawn Chorus. Please indulge a reprint here so that it can hit mid-week eyes who might not have seen a Sunday bird diary. We are ...
Senor Unoball 04/08/2015 5 13 - -
Dawn Chorus: Open Thread
I don't think anyone is scheduled for a diary this AM. I'm going to set this to publish at 9:50 so I can pull it if another diary appears. Above is a picture of a snowy egret in full breeding ...
matching mole 04/05/2015 41 27 - -
The Daily Bucket - freshwater for seabirds
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 04/04/2015 67 39 - -
Dawn Chorus - offshore in spring, on the Salish Sea
This is scheduled to post at 6am, the usual hour, although I won't be around to comment for a while. Please share your own bird observations from the week in the comments! It was over a month ...
OceanDiver 03/29/2015 49 46 - -
How Two Boston Socialites Saved the Egrets From Extinction
In the first years of the 20th century, two wealthy Boston society women led a boycott that helped save dozens of American water bird species from extinction.
Lenny Flank 03/25/2015 13 29 - -
Dawn Chorus: Open Thread
Spring has now officially arrived and many of us are seeing the first signs of the new season upon us with bird activity in our areas. I had my first real hummingbird activity kick off on St. Patrick'
Kestrel 03/22/2015 70 28 - -
2015 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #3
Welcome to the 2015 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the third tally for 2015, and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. Here's ...
bwren 03/15/2015 73 21 - -
Dawn Chorus: Fish gotta swim, birds gotta fly
... except sometimes birds gotta dive, and then the fish gotta fly, ever so briefly. Can't help lovin' that man o' mine... Because, really, who doesn't love an osprey? Other than anything with ...
lineatus 03/15/2015 81 41 - -
The Daily Bucket: Fishing at the Beach
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
matching mole 03/12/2015 43 30 - -
The Daily Bucket - Lake Chabot Heron Rookery, or not
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 03/08/2015 45 35 - -
Dawn Chorus: Let's Raise Some Money for Audubon!
American Avocet ...
Senor Unoball 03/08/2015 32 34 - -
An 8-year-old girl receives gifts from the crows she feeds
Pure of heart Eight-year-old Gabi Mann has been feeding crows in her family's Seattle backyard garden for about four years now. It started as an accident: Gabi's ...
Walter Einenkel 03/03/2015 308 612 16 -
Dawn Chorus: Brazil's Pantanal - The Jaguar Zone
In October 2012 and again in October 2014, I had the great good fortune to visit the Pantanal in southern Brazil. The Pantanal is a world-wide destination for wildlife lovers known for its diversity ...
tgypsy 03/01/2015 82 71 3 -
Birds of Winter
Cold clear day here in IA. Pix below the orange thingie...
not4morewars 02/28/2015 5 23 - -
Dawn Chorus: Open Thread
There is no topical diary scheduled this morning so we'll make this an open thread. If you want to sign up for a diary, please do so in the thread and matching mole or I will acknowledge. What's new ...
Kestrel 02/22/2015 42 21 - -
The Daily Bucket - GBBC by boat (with bonus sea lions)
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 02/20/2015 102 57 - -
3 More National Monuments: Thanks Obama!
President Obama is using his Big Stick authority under the Antiquities Act---first used by Theodore Roosevelt to save Devils Tower and the Grand Canyon---to create 3 new National Monuments on ...
willyr 02/18/2015 74 112 1 -
Birds Tell an Urgent Climate Message
“The canary in the coal mine.” That phrase has become part of the lexicon as a warning for danger. Now birds are cautioning humans about the imminent threat of climate change—and the news ...
Marcia G Yerman 02/18/2015 10 55 1 -
Dawn Chorus - In Pursuit of the Ruby-crowned Kinglet
This adventure actually took place in November 2014 but I ha€™ve only recently been able to put the tale in writing and assemble the pictures and figure out the uploading and whatnot needed to ...
jersyblue 02/15/2015 67 50 1 -
2015 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #2
Welcome to the 2015 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the second tally for 2015 is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. Here's what ...
bwren 02/15/2015 45 20 - -
The Daily Bucket - Great Backyard Bird Count
WooHoo, Great Backyard Bird Count 2015! 02/13/2015 - 02/15/2015 The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the ...
enhydra lutris 02/09/2015 60 43 1 -
Dawn Chorus - A Cold Day at Montauk
Lying at the eastern tip of Long Island's south fork, Montauk caters to hoards of vacationers in the summer months, and hides enclaves of the rich and famous trying to escape the Hamptons. During ...
nookular 02/08/2015 78 58 - -
The Daily Bucket - Passenger Pigeon Redux?
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 02/04/2015 42 31 - -
Dawn Chorus - Olympic Peninsula coastline
Feel free to make your own Sunday contributions in the comments as always; I'll join you when I wake up in a bit ;-) Every winter we go out to the Olympic Peninsula on the extreme northwest corner ...
OceanDiver 02/01/2015 108 59 1 -
What is causing the mass deaths of seabirds on the West Coast?
What's killing off the seabirds at an alarming rate? Birdwatchers and researchers in the Western U.S. are ...
Jen Hayden 01/27/2015 95 159 4 -
Dawn Chorus: Subspecies Southeastern American Kestrel
Subspecies: The Southeastern American Kestrel (Falco sparverius paulus). I had no idea a subspecies of the American Kestrel existed here in Florida. Its a non migratory falcon of central Florida ...
JupiterSurf 01/25/2015 73 50 - -
Dawn Chorus: Open Thread
Hi everyone - This is the Sunday Dawn Chorus. No one has volunteered a diary for this week so there is an open thread for any and all birding conversation, photos, etc. Today is also the first ...
matching mole 01/18/2015 103 41 - -
Backyard Science Yardbird Race: 2014 Grand Bragging Rights and the first official tally of 2015
Welcome to the Final tally of the 2014 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race, and the first official tally of 2015! Here's what the race is all about: The Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird ...
bwren 01/18/2015 97 31 - -
I am about to begin my 67th year of birding,
mostly in Texas on our farm, and I have noticed a few things about some birds and some mammals that have changed over all those years. In 1948, jackrabbits were everywhere. When I took my walks in ...
hestal 01/13/2015 60 83 1 -
Dawn Chorus(ish): Even More Bird Evolution
*Warning* This is a long and kind of technical diary. I have tried to keep it as simple as I could and still include what I think is really interesting but it is unavoidably very rich in nerdy ...
matching mole 01/11/2015 80 46 4 -
The Daily Bucket - Wild Condor Mating Success
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 01/10/2015 58 30 - -
Dawn Chorus: Swan Song
To everything... turn, turn, turn. Tern, tern, tern? There is a season... turn, turn, turn. Everything has a life cycle. Dawn Chorus is entering a new phase in its cycle.
lineatus 01/04/2015 63 58 - -
Dawn Chorus: Scout Guide
I'm heading out early today to do some scouting for our Christmas Count area, San Francisco's Lake Merced. Western Grebe. Or is it? We have Western, Clark's, and those confusing hybrids all in ...
lineatus 12/28/2014 31 37 - -
The Daily Bucket - using eBird, a global citizen-science resource
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 12/27/2014 47 33 1 -
Dawn Chorus: Where's my pear tree?
Coyote bush is great stuff, but hard to work into the lyrics of a carol.
lineatus 12/21/2014 29 39 - -
Predators
I am not by nature a person who marches or demonstrates, but even my introverted personality can be inspired occasionally to take action. So I found myself twice taking part in demonstrations ...
Desert Scientist 12/17/2014 109 186 3 -
Dawn Chorus: Happiness
Last weekend, we had some non-raptorial visitors at our banding blind. (Which was good because there sure weren't many hawks around.) True to form, they brought happiness. We do our banding in ...
lineatus 12/14/2014 65 38 - -
The Daily Bucket - late vultures, or here for the winter?
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 12/09/2014 83 35 - -
Dawn Chorus: Highway 113 Revisited
Earlier this year, we had a nice meetup of local Kossacks to welcome matching mole for a Bay Area visit. It turned into a dual welcome when bwren flew down to join us. Unfortunately, we were not ...
lineatus 12/07/2014 54 49 - -
2014 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #8
Welcome to the 2014 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the 8th tally for 2014 and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. All of the ...
bwren 12/07/2014 96 28 1 -
Dawn Chorus: Another Limpkin Stand In Diary
No Dawn Chorus has appeared this AM. I'm not sure who was scheduled. Here are some pictures of a Limpkin I took yesterday. Limpkins are tropical birds that feed on apple snails. Although they ...
matching mole 11/30/2014 26 37 - -
Dawn Chorus: My Friend Flicker
Somehow, it seems appropriate for a Flickr Flicker to go viral. But it's a lot easier to get attention when you're a golden boy. Flicker intergrade, banded at Richardson Bay Audubon Center How ...
lineatus 11/23/2014 56 46 1 -
Dawn Chorus: What's In A Name? (With Poll!)
Black Noddy? Taiga Bean Goose? Yellow-faced Grassquit? No, these aren't the names of the latest rock bands coming to you on Spotify, though it would be easy to be confused about that. These are, ...
Kestrel 11/16/2014 73 41 - -
Dawn Chorus: A Plover, not a fighter
Somehow you'd expect some aggression from a bird whose first name is "Kill", especially if it sounds like they kill critters as large as deer. Not so much, as it turns out. They eat invertebrates ...
lineatus 11/09/2014 80 49 - -
The Daily Bucket - It's On
Feeder watch, that is ... The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, ...
enhydra lutris 11/08/2014 59 26 - -
The Daily Bucket - Real Backyard Science, Starting Tomorrow
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 11/07/2014 45 29 - -
Dawn Chorus: Worth the trip
The seasons are shifting and everyone's on the move; the birds are settling into new homes for a spell. Humans too. California for the memory bank. A great friend is moving away. We've had a ...
lineatus 11/02/2014 50 39 - -
Dawn Chorus: Am I Blue?
Admittedly, I've got a touch of grey. But nonetheless, I'm blue and that's great. Great Blue Heron in a sea of blue...
lineatus 10/26/2014 35 57 - -
Dawn Chorus: Atlantic Pelagic
Bridled Tern perched on a coconut in the early morning light. This is is a summary of my bird sightings off the Atlantic coast of Florida three weeks ago today. I’ve discussed some non-...
matching mole 10/19/2014 69 35 - -
Dawn Chorus
Banding yesterday, banding again today. Yesterday brought one of my favorite visitors... But we finished way late and I had no time to write last night. So alas, this week is a bit of an open ...
lineatus 10/12/2014 79 31 - -
Dawn Chorus: Last Robin of Fall
Summer, like every good party, is coming to an end. Friends are headed out, and as they depart you realize you barely had time to visit with some of them. The Robins, especially; you noticed their ...
lineatus 10/05/2014 55 52 1 -
2014 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #7
Welcome to the 2014 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the 7th tally for 2014 and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. All of the ...
bwren 10/05/2014 64 17 - -
The Daily Bucket - mystery nest (and eggshells)
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 10/03/2014 76 35 - -
Dawn Chorus: Pelagic Cormorant breeding colony
You could say I'm a bit obsessive about Pelagic Cormorants. Besides being lovely graceful creatures there are also a lot of intriguing conflicting aspects in their story which I've been trying to ...
OceanDiver 09/28/2014 77 51 - -
The Daily Bucket - beauty and the beasts a hummingbird tale
Gooseville, WI Sept. 18 Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science ...
Polly Syllabic 09/25/2014 203 117 - -
Dawn Chorus: Lookin' Sharp
Seriously sharp. Little Miss Sharp-shin has a big presence.
lineatus 09/21/2014 67 62 - -
Dawn Chorus: Moby Chick
...adee. Seriously, this bird is elusive. Trying to get a photo is like trying for a good shot of Bigfoot. I talked about this last week in the comments. Having photos is not much of an ...
lineatus 09/14/2014 41 38 - -
When the birds sing no more
I woke this morning to the release of a seven year long study by The National Audubon Society. If birds are our canaries in the coal mine, we are in serious trouble. Of course they are much more ...
Onomastic 09/09/2014 63 69 2 -
Audubon Society: Nearly half of North American bird species 'severely threatened' by global warming
Click here to use the Audubon Society's interactive map No mincing words from ...
Laurence Lewis 09/08/2014 55 129 5 1
Dawn Chorus: Hawkward
So yeah.... I have misplaced my camera after last weekend's banding, and we're at the cabin this weekend with only phone access to internet. So basically, I got nothin'.
lineatus 09/07/2014 73 28 - -
Dawn Chorus: An Unusual Visitor
Back in June I shared a Dawn Chorus diary about an egret rookery that was getting a lot of attention in Sacramento for two reasons. One, it was smack dab in the middle of a residential neighborhood, ...
Kestrel 08/31/2014 111 59 - -
The Daily Bucket - Nuttall's Woodpecker
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, birds ...
enhydra lutris 08/30/2014 47 32 - -
Birds are in trouble and that means we are too
According to Birdlife international: Since the year 1500, we have lost over 150 bird species – an extinction rate far higher than the natural background. Today, one in eight bird species is ...
Walter Einenkel 08/28/2014 8 29 2 -
Dawn Chorus: Sweden
Mute swan - Cygnus olor I was in Stockholm for work, and had a chance to spend a few days in this beautiful city. We absorb images of Scandinavia from stories and books in childhood; Stockholm ...
ivorybill 08/24/2014 62 44 - -
Dawn Chorus: Owl be seeing you soon
For some reason, they've ended up as cute fluffy things in popular culture (thanks Etsy and Anthropologie!) And okay, they are kind of cute and fluffy sometimes. But to anyone who is actually ...
lineatus 08/17/2014 83 79 1 -
Dawn Chorus: Midsummer birds by sailboat in the Salish Sea
I live in the center of the Salish Sea, the large estuary in the northwestern corner of the U.S. with deep tidal-scoured passages. These inland waters were officially named as such in 2009 in ...
OceanDiver 08/10/2014 68 68 2 -
The Daily Bucket - Fledglings and Inventory
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you. Insects, weather, meteorites, climate, ...
enhydra lutris 08/04/2014 34 20 - -
Dawn Chorus: "Michigan Seems Like a Dream to Me Now..."
I was born in and grew up in southeastern Michigan. My dad, two sisters, and other family members still live there. So I was very excited to be able to combine a family visit to Michigan with ...
tgypsy 08/03/2014 61 42 - -
An Osprey
I just saw an osprey straining against the sky And the perpetual pull of the earth As she carried a small rockfish over the Chesapeake Taking it to her babies waiting in the giant nest new this ...
StewartAcuff 07/28/2014 8 21 - -
Dawn Chorus: Headbangers
Hellz Yeah! They rock my world. What can I say? I just plain love woodpeckers. They're fascinating to watch, and just plain good looking birds. They don't always choose to reveal themselves, ...
lineatus 07/27/2014 108 63 - -
Dawn Chorus: Pacific NW Seabirds
I'm going to begin this diary with a major mea culpa. On Sunday morning I'm going to be packing up and then heading back to Tallahassee after living much of the past week on St George Island ...
matching mole 07/20/2014 74 52 - -
The Daily Bucket - Merlin
Merlin. No, not the wizard and not the bird, but a bird app from Cornell which is perhaps a bit of wizardry. For both iOS and Android. The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard ...
enhydra lutris 07/16/2014 46 24 - -
Dawn Chorus: Splendid White Wonders In Trees of Green (Photo-Heavy Diary)
If you're not a birding enthusiast and just happened to click here to see what "white wonders" I'm talking about, please just scroll your way through the photos here to find out. The white wonders ...
Kestrel 07/13/2014 58 70 - -
Birding in July - a photo diary
This was a big weekend for my birding life list. Four new species, I couldn't positively identify a flycatcher as an Alder or Willow so I don't get credit. July is also the month in which the ...
boriscleto 07/07/2014 21 34 - -
Dawn Chorus: Australia and New Zealand
Good morning everyone. This diary is the latest in my occasional "An American Gets Giddy over Someone Else's Common Backyard and Nuisance Birds" series. My wife and I finally made our long-...
cardinal 07/06/2014 48 42 - -
Dawn Chorus: I know you? I don't know you? Where are you?
During the second week of May the Black Swamp Bird Observatory hosts the "The Biggest Week in American Birding" at Magee Marsh, which is on the south shore of Lake Erie. It is crossroads of flyways..
JupiterSurf 06/29/2014 62 39 - -
The Daily Bucket - a tangle of Eagles
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 06/27/2014 106 58 1 -
Dawn Chorus: Why Birding the Big Island is like Going to the World Cup
Early last month I was on a field trip with Boulder Audubon here in Colorado. The trip was to see 100 birds in a day (which we did.) While I was carpooling with a couple of folks, I mentioned to ...
BCO gal 06/22/2014 30 43 - -
Tricolored Blackbirds in Trouble
As reported [http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Blackbird-population-falling-at-alarming-rate-5562700.php here], California's Tricolored Blackbirds ([https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
enhydra lutris 06/19/2014 17 42 - -
Dawn Chorus: Scorched Earth (Yosemite Edition)
It was the first weekend in June, and Yosemite beckoned. Last November, when we'd signed up for the class, the winter rains were late but we didn't yet know they'd be all but non-existent. (Not ...
lineatus 06/15/2014 87 84 - -
Migratory birds vs Canadian tar sands
The boreal forests of Alberta are known to birders as the nursery for millions of US song birds. However, the stripping of huge tracts (an area about the size of Florida) of these important forests,
Gwennedd 06/13/2014 32 23 - -
2014 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #6
Welcome to the 2014 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the 6th tally for 2014 and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. All of the ...
bwren 06/08/2014 62 19 - -
Dawn Chorus: Print Edition
Did I ever tell you about my book? Okay, not exactly mine. It's Peter Pyle's "Identification Guide to North American Birds, Part 2". But I did most of the illustrations and I have to say, it ...
lineatus 06/08/2014 27 40 - -
Dawn Chorus: Belizean Blackbirds, Boobies and Babies
The Blackbirds awoke me every morning, and hour earlier than I needed to be up for breakfast and the dive boat, with a scoffing array of whistles, beeps and squeals. These were the numerous Great-
OceanDiver 06/01/2014 90 66 - -
Dawn Chorus: Salacious Limpkin Placeholder Diary
No Dawn Chorus has appeared this AM. Lineatus has one in the queue but it is not scheduled to be published I'm not sure if she meant it for today or not. And for some reason I can't open the ...
matching mole 05/25/2014 32 25 - -
Dawn Chorus: Blackbird Singing In The Dead Of Night . . .
Okay, so that's not a photo of a blackbird (it's a crow) and it's not singing in the dead of night (but in the daylight,) but it introduces my topic -- blackbirds -- ...
Kestrel 05/18/2014 93 59 - -
Monday morning birding - a photo diary
Every Monday morning in April, May, and June there is a bird walk at Beaver Lake Nature Center in Baldwinsville, NY. Today was the first day I joined one. Common ...
boriscleto 05/12/2014 14 28 - -
Dawn Chorus - A Lodge Called Chirije
The Lodge just at the base of the green mountains. Tucked away on the Ecuadorian Coast, just south of Bahía de Caráquez, is a small spot of land with a lodge and cabins, trails into the ...
angelajean 05/11/2014 35 57 1 -
USPS Perpetrates Massacre In Oakland
If this isn't a tale of stupid heartless bureaucrats I never heard one. Washing the mail trucks couldn't have been that hard. Shorebird wood chipper massacre reported in Oakland Oakland has come ...
Richard Lyon 05/07/2014 171 193 3 -
Dawn Chorus: A Morning at Alley Pond Park
This week spring migration moved into the northeast like a tidal wave. After weeks of the slow buildup of new arrivals, the floodgates opened on Friday. The New York City Parks were host to a ...
nookular 05/04/2014 78 53 - -
2014 Backyard Science Yardbird Race Tally #5
Welcome to the 2014 Daily Kos Backyard Science Yardbird Race! This is the 5th tally for 2014 and is the official place to post your sightings, ask for help, and brag some if you wish. All of the ...
bwren 05/04/2014 142 29 - -
The Daily Bucket: The Sad Demise of a Gorgeous Dragonfly
- Curious about something you saw while walking in the woods? Spot the coolest bug ever? The prettiest flower and butterfly? Stumble on a rock and found a fossil? Or was it? This is the place to ...
PHScott 04/27/2014 63 42 - -
Dawn Chorus: Open Thread Edition
Goodness, it appears that whoever had Dawn Chorus duty this fine Sunday morning has overslept or forgotten his or her turn. Until the scheduled diarist comes along, let's use this as an open thread ...
Kestrel 04/27/2014 81 28 - -
The Daily Bucket - nesting excitement at the dock
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
OceanDiver 04/25/2014 79 59 - -
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