Category Archives: vocalizations

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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Love and anger

It is that time of year, isn’t it?  Every morning, the obviousness of what’s happening with all the birds strikes me.  Usually the awareness kicks in just before 5am.  For awhile, that was when the Northern Cardinal was singing in … Continue reading

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Leave me alone

I went out for a run yesterday afternoon.  The combination of the cool weather and the late afternoon sun made it a really pleasant day to be outside and gave me the chance to see a lot more activity than … Continue reading

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Somebody’s in a hurry

We’re getting to that time of year.  The leaves on some of the maple trees around here are just beginning to turn.  The temperatures have been a bit cooler and more pleasant (and I really hope they continue in this … Continue reading

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You’d better wuk

Ok, this post is not about RuPaul.  For those of you who ended up here on a google search, I apologize.  I just couldn’t resist the power of a good mnemonic, though.  This morning on my way into work, I … Continue reading

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A new dawn

With the start of the new school year, I’ve been getting my day started even earlier.  It’s very peaceful to be out on the streets before 6am, but not as interesting from the bird perspective.  The first part of the … Continue reading

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A busy night

Last night I took myself for another walk.  I got onto the Little Sugar Creek greenway path in Freedom Park right as night was overtaking dusk.  The light was rapidly disappearing in the trees, but looking up, I could still … Continue reading

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