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Ruby-throated Return

The hummingbirds are back! Sitting on the couch a few hours before sunset, trying to get a moment to rest while Ollie bounced around in front of me, trying to get me on my feet to go for a walk, … Continue reading

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A Parliament of Owls

Oh, there are many things that make me wish I could just stay outside all the time and observe. This article, “Tracking A Parliament of Tiny Owls,” by Rachel Nuwer, came across my path (via the Bird Diva) and has … Continue reading

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Procrastinators

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Rufous and Sandy

The center of Hurricane Sandy has not even made landfall on the east coast as I write this but it’s already causing major rain, wind, and flooding up and down the eastern seaboard.  Here in northern Vermont we still have … Continue reading

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Late Migration

I’m alarmed to report that one of our hummingbirds is still hanging around. I just watched it flit around our feeder for a few minutes before taking a drink and departing. We actually took the feeders down a few weeks … Continue reading

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Birds of a Blue Feather

This evening as I was leaving the office and hopping in the car to speed away after a long day, I was stopped in my tracks…by a flock of marauding bluejays. I’m still amazed by the natural sights I see … Continue reading

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More Bird Resources

Kent McFarland, one of the founders of the Vermont Center for Ecostudies, wrote in with these additional and updated resources for migratory bird timetables: You might check our resources and materials for bird dates. First, Vermont eBird is the place … Continue reading

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