While in Logan Airport early one morning before a flight, I heard some chirping that seemed to be coming from within the airport, really close by. Then I saw them: sparrows! How did they get in? Do they later get shooed out? I bet they were after the bits of food debris littering the floor…
Wild Parrots Have Names!
I recently watched this video by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology and was delighted and amazed. The natural world is full of wonder…
Look up: birds of prey
I’ve seen a number of red-tailed hawks recently. I wonder if it has something to do with the warming weather. One just silently and suddenly swooped down right in front of me during a bicycle ride last week on the Minuteman Bikeway.
Currently Looking At: An Incomplete Dictionary of Show Birds
A couple evenings ago, I sat down with a recently received copy of An Incomplete Dictionary of Show Birds, a photo book of colorful little birds. The images and paper are of excellent quality, and the subjects of these avian portraits range from cute to comical to curious. Though it might only take handful of minutes to go straight through the book, it’s easy to linger for a good while on certain photographs and easy to want to take another look at some of the subjects later.
Visually very enjoyable if you at all like birds. Here are some of my favorites.