Our Birding Circle

Our Birding Circle

As I went about my morning work on November 17, the lovely day beckoned me outdoors. Why not do the Nature Friend bird circle project today? The thought niggled at the back of my mind. Why not? So it was that I launched into a day of bird watching.A flock of black...
Spring Migration Bird Contest (Story and Photography)

Spring Migration Bird Contest (Story and Photography)

The spring bird migration is underway. Birders know the delight in a fallout of warbler s in their brightly-colored breeding plumage flitting here and there, looking for insects among the newly-emerging leaf canopy of the forest. And to all you non-birders, well, you...
Mysterious Musician

Mysterious Musician

“Br-r-r!” I shivered. “This is cold!” According to the calendar, it was April, but the crisp dawn air felt like February. I sauntered slowly toward the woods, taking in the breathtaking scene of budding tree branches silhouetted against a golden yellow sunrise. Some...
Warbler Wonders

Warbler Wonders

Blackburnian Warbler. Photo © Kevin Shank. Study today’s lessons. Clean out and organize my desk. Prepare achievement tests. My mind was organizing the morning’s work as I peddled to school through the rain. There were so many things to finish and remember on these...