Monthly Archives: June 2011

Sparrow Encounters of the Weird Kind

The short version: The above photo should have been of a House Sparrow. The long version: Last week, I had a House Sparrow approach me in the backyard. I was walking towards the apple tree when I noticed it exploring … Continue reading

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Garbage in the woods

It wasn’t much of a spring weather-wise, but my wife and I, and the dog, made good use of it and explored the local mountains as much as we could. We discovered some stunningly beautiful places but were often surprised … Continue reading

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May Birds

I added four species to my bird list in May: Brown-headed Cowbird, Lesser Goldfinch, Pileated Woodpecker, and Purple Finch. I may have also seen a Pacific-slope Flycatcher or two, but I’m not absolutely sure. They were moving too fast. I … Continue reading

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