If You Plant It

Many years ago, as a child in Midwood, Brooklyn, I decided to set up a sunflower-seed feeder (in reality just a tin-foil tray hanging on…

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The Bird and The Fish

This fall, the walks I’ve taken along the river have almost always featured at least one Osprey winging overhead. In nearly every case, the raptor…

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Corvids Rule!

I’m just back from a trip to Colorado and Utah. It was fascinating to watch familiar-but-not-quite birds that have adapted to the mountains, grasslands, and…

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Fall is in the Air

It’s fascinating—and heartening—to see how nature inherently understands the way the seasons meld into each other: How even in the midst of what still feels like midsummer to us humans, it’s preparing for what happens next.

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