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May 09, 2016
My dog eats a live bird (musings on animals doing what animals do)
My dog Bailey was just outside, just hanging out in the grass, enjoying the evening...
May 14, 2015
Kids, BB guns, and shooting birds for sport
I was visiting with friends recently when one of the kids - we'll call him...
May 29, 2014
Mrs. Robin and her babies: the final chapter, part 3
If you're following along with today's story, we saw the robin babies getting more active...
May 29, 2014
Mrs. Robin and her babies: the final chapter, part 2
It was just this morning that I noticed a lot of activity in the robin's...
May 29, 2014
Mrs Robin and her babies: the last chapter, part 1
This morning, I noticed that Mrs. Robin's babies were getting active in the nest. Crowded, antsy,...
May 28, 2014
Mrs. Robin’s babies – almost ready to leave the nest
It's been almost a week since I last reported on Mrs. Robin and her babies....
May 21, 2014
Robin babies and dove eggs – what a difference a day makes! (photos)
Yesterday I shared some up close photos of Mrs. Robin's babies, and commented on how...
May 20, 2014
Up close with Mrs. Robin’s baby birds (photos)
The good news with today's update on Mrs. Robin and her babies is that egg...
May 19, 2014
Mrs Robin’s egg – uh oh, did we lose a baby?
Mrs. Robin snuck away this afternoon - to do a little worm hunting, I imagine...
May 17, 2014
Mrs. Robin hatches egg #3, and Mrs. Morning Dove sits on her nest
Curiosity got the best of me this morning, so I snuck outside to see if...
May 15, 2014
Mrs. Robin’s babies!
If you're following along with the story of Mrs. Robin and her eggs, I have...
May 04, 2014
Mrs Robin adds to her nest – three more eggs!
Hopefully you're not sick of my updates about Mrs. Robin and her nest. But watching...
May 01, 2014
Mrs. Robin lays her egg
If you've been following along with the saga of Mrs. Robin's nest, after a week...
April 26, 2014
Mrs. Robin builds a nest – a lesson in perseverance
There's a robin building a next in the window of our neighbor's house. I suppose...
August 27, 2012
How I spent my summer vacation
I sit here at my computer, trying to come up with a topic to blog...
May 04, 2012
Celebrate birdsong on International Dawn Chorus Day, May 6, 2012
My friend Mike is a morning show producer here in town. He told me once...
April 06, 2012
The egg is empty! (Easter photo)
I was out in the yard this morning and found a tiny, delicate half of...
March 23, 2012
Hollywood plays host to the 26th Annual Genesis Awards, Saturday March 24, 2012 (Updated with winners)
Tomorrow night, the Humane Society of the United States and Hollywood will honor the major news and entertainment...
March 12, 2012
Mt. Hope Cemetery – and wildlife habitat
I've been neglectful in posting this last week because here in the Northeast, spring...
January 04, 2012
Most popular – and wacky – pet names for 2011
Bella, Bailey, Max or Charlie - chances are if you have a cat, dog or bird,...
December 30, 2011
New Year’s resolutions for animal lovers: #5 – Learn something new about animals
To say that I read a lot would be an understatement; I try to average...
December 27, 2011
New Year’s resolutions for animal lovers: #2 – Adopt a pet
As we get ready for the new year, here's another New Year's resolution for animal...
December 16, 2011
Unlikely friends: The owl and the pussycat (video)
Oh, that we could learn to get along with each other the way Fum and...
December 06, 2011
Join the Audubon 112th annual Christmas Bird Count
From December 14 through January 5 tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the Americas will take...
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