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Fall Birds, 2018

The Wilson’s warblers have stuck around for quite a while. And, atop a bush on the other side of the house, we saw what we believe to be a Dickcissel, which would put it at the extreme western edge of … Continue reading

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Natural Happenings, Summer 2018, #3

Our best customers at the feeders are the hummingbirds (duh!), the scrub jays and the immature evening grosbeaks. I also just had a surprise visit from the four Canyon wren chicks that have been around lately. Two of them were … Continue reading

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Natural Happenings, Summer 2018, #2

“Beauty Happens”. That is a line from a great book on sexual selection, entitled “The Evolution Of Beauty”, by Richard O. Prum, Professor of Ornithology at Yale University. If you love studying Evolution, you’ll love this book.

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