Daily Archives: May 27, 2015

Featherweight fighters

A Red-tailed hawk hadn’t been perching for too long before it was attacked by various other birds, including Red-winged blackbirds and Baltimore orioles. During nesting season the smaller birds were taking no chances, and the hawk reluctantly left to go … Continue reading

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Day of a cone bent

On a breezy afternoon, this blossom of a Tuliptree or Tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) was momentarily blown over to provide a better view of its bristly inner workings. The ring of matchstick filaments surrounds the central cone like so many … Continue reading

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