The Morning Chorus

May 16, 7 am. This morning began as all the other mornings have for a couple of weeks now, with an early morning concert beginning around 5:15 am. I fondly call it the cacophony of spring. It is impossible for me to sleep through it, especially since I sleep with at...

Those Little Brown Birds

May 2, 9 am. The spring days pass by so quickly! Soon will be time again for our annual breeding bird survey for the mitigation project. This is a survey that uses 40 points in the valley where an observer stops to listen and see what birds are calling or flying in a...

April Showers Do Bring May Flowers

April 27, 10 am. Walking out the Berry Creek Road towards Davis Creek Bridge, I am amazed at how much lusher and green the fields have grown since I was last here two weeks ago. The grass is now higher than my knees and my legs are getting very wet as I make my way...

An Unusual Spring Visitor

April 11, 9 am. Today I choose to take a walk out on Berry Creek anticipating new spring bird songs. The incoming migrant birds are so much fun to listen for! It is amazing to me that in just a couple of weeks there will be many different songs to pay attention to....