May 28, 2020

In April 2017 I was surprised to find a Cinnamon Teal, rare in this part of the country, in my small neighborhood natural area. It stayed around for about 5 days and because I reported it through the birding app eBird, hundreds of people flocked to the location and wer...

May 28, 2020

No, not eating food in Nashville but a Nashville Warbler foraging among plum blossoms - how idyllic. One of my favorite warblers - the understated yet stunning Nashville. I love that little patch of white on their belly - doesn't seem like it would be a good field mark...

May 28, 2020

Early one morning I came upon this incredible spectacle - a huge flock of chilly tree swallows huddling together in a lakeside snag - it's hard and perilous to be a migrating bird (Stillwater MN - 4/8/2016 at 7:15am). 

May 28, 2020

 Black-capped chickadee have so many skills! They are known to be able to remember the locations of 100s of cached seeds - including, I suppose, the ones they cram into dried crabapples on the tree in winter (Stillwater MN - 12/30/2015) 

May 28, 2020

Canada Geese ferrying 27 goslings. The largest Canada Goose family I've ever seen... typical clutch size is 2-8 with an average of 5. They will adopt goslings that are of roughly the same age but this still seems like a lot... not sure what's going on here but it was a...

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