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Entropy trophy

Sagging a bit since it was built late last spring, this oriole’s nest is still hanging in there, helped along by some sturdy cellophane threads. (The same nest when it was occupied.)

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Rock kinder garden

If this Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) hadn’t let out a loud note in time, we might’ve inadvertently stepped on it or its eggs. Along the edge of a park’s gravel lot, it had made just enough of an indentation in the … Continue reading

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She’s the bird, the bird with the Midas clutch

Probably past the halfway point in basic construction, this female American goldfinch (Spinus tristis) was getting closer to completing her new nursery. The spiny gumball to the right provides a sense of scale for the modest, if temporary, digs.

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