Celebrate birdsong on International Dawn Chorus Day, May 6, 2012

Our little village yard is abundant with birds

My friend Mike is a morning show producer here in town. He told me once that he leaves for work around 4 a.m. and he's always surprised at the¬† number of birds chirping at the hour of the morning. In total darkness. I think he used the word "eerie" to describe it. Back when Scout was sick and we were up every hour or so all night long, I got to hear what he was talking about. Three in the morning, and Scout and I would¬† be in the backyard, he not sure what he wanted to do or where, me … [Read more...]