Daily Notes

It is definitely harder to get out and see what’s going on with school in session. It did not help this morning that I was feeling like I might be getting sick. I woke up around 6:30am and stayed awake until about 7am, but decided it would be better to go back to sleep to … Read more

Daily Observations

Today was one of those days that seemed very subdued. I heard few birds calling this morning when I woke up, and the birds I did hear sounded far away. I got ready for class a little early and spent a few minutes walking around by the flume and behind Yaw building. I heard a … Read more

Afternoon Walk

Crows Today was a day to get ready for the resumption of classes tomorrow (I’m not sure how regularly I will be able to post when classes are going, but I’ll try for at least once a day). This afternoon I needed to go to my office, so I decided to take a little bit … Read more

Dark-eyed Juncos

Singing Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) The Dark-eyed Juncos that have been spending the winter in our neighborhood seem to have started their dispersal. Over the last couple of winters I have observed fairly large flocks of juncos spending time in the neighborhood. They show up in the fall and make the rounds of the neighborhood. … Read more

Morning Observations

Weather: Contrary to the forecast, skies were clear this morning. As the morning went on, the clouds started moving in from the South and Southeast. Temperatures were in the lower mid-30s when I went out, but there was little bit of evidence that there had been a light frost. There was a light breeze out … Read more