Daily Observations

I took advantage of no scheduled morning classes today and went to Marge and Tedin’s again to look for Hoary Redpolls. I stopped by Swan Lake on the way and then walked New Thompson Harbor on the way back. Weather: After yesterday’s warm temperatures, wind and rain, I was not expecting to see fresh snow … Read more

Yard Birds

As I sat on the step at Marge and Tedin’s house and watched the birds (mostly Pine Siskins and Common Redpolls), they seemed to get fairly comfortable with me. The Pine Siskins were the first to get close, but eventually some Common Redpolls also seemed to loose their concern. Several birds came within inches of … Read more