Category Archives: mating

Will the real blue bird of happiness please stand up?

Please stand up Please stand up. What does it mean when the bluebird of happiness isn’t actually a bluebird.  Well, what if it’s a blue bird, but not a bluebird?  To make things even more complicated, what if the bird … Continue reading

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The prodi-gull son returns

Ok, so this post isn’t about gulls, but it has been a long time since I’ve posted anything.  It’s time to break that streak and report on some new, fun things.  There are a few things that I’ve found, recently, … Continue reading

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Get out of my yard, you pesky kids!

And so it’s begun.  A few nice warm days around here and the bird activity changes really dramatically.  I was running through the neighborhood this morning and there was quite a ruckus happening in the yards of a few people. … Continue reading

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The “real” circle of life

Sure, sure, sure…you immediately think I’m talking about the Lion King.  While that number is a good one- in both the film and stage version of the show- it’s not what I’m talking about.  The circle that I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Flashdance!

First, when there’s nothing but a slow glowing dream that your fear seems to…wait a second.  I’m not actually going to provide all the lyrics.  This post isn’t about Flashdance, anyway, it’s about fireflies.  I went for a walk this … Continue reading

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The Girl is Mine

Walking through the neighborhood this afternoon, I had my attention drawn to a high-pitched burbling sound.  Across the street from me were three Brown-headed Cowbirds.  They were walking through a yard, foraging in the wet grass and occasionally picking up … Continue reading

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Sibling rivalry (??)

As I’m writing this post, I’m still not sure if there’s only one chick or more than one chick in the Peregrine Falcon nest at One Well Fargo in uptown.  Haven’t heard about it, yet?  Check out the FalCam at the … Continue reading

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