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Bluebirds’ Annual Visit

Bluebirds’ Annual Visit

Posted on Feb 14, 2010 | 0 comments

Mid-February a traveling flock of Bluebirds visits the Rhus typhina grove edging the wetland behind my house. (Aside: is a massed drift of a native shrub called a ‘grove’?  To this morning’s tired brain -Winter Olympics held me beyond my bedtime last night- the term ‘grove’ works better than ‘massed planting’.  The...

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Bugs for Birds

Bugs for Birds

Posted on Jul 26, 2009 | 1 comment

One morning I noticed a lone distant bird greeting the new day. My waking thought was–why so far away?  Noting it was still dark, I had no idea why I was awake to hear the solo recital. But as I listened  more avian voices joined the solistist as one by one the song advanced closer and closer to the trees outside my window.  I wonder if every dawn...

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