Tag Archives: bird

Hubbard Fellowship Blog: Moo-Muration

A guest post by Eliza Perry, one of our Hubbard Fellows.  All photos are by Eliza. Giant black clouds of birds have been erupting from cottonwoods everywhere I go the past few days. . As Anne recently shared, the cows … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – February 28, 2013

Here’s a photo interpretation puzzle for you. Last Saturday, I was hiking through the fresh snow in a small local prairie when I found this interesting print.  Clearly the print was made by a bird, but what kind, and what was it doing?  … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – January 3, 2013

This photo was taken several years ago outside the house of my in-laws in eastern Nebraska.  I don’t usually photograph birds, but I was there and the birds were there, and one thing led to another… It was snowing, but … Continue reading

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Submarine Sora

The photo below is about 15 years old now, but is connected to one of my favorite stories.  A co-worker and I were walking in a recently-restored prairie/wetland along the Platte River when we flushed a sora (a kind of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – November 4, 2011

This is an old photo of a young bird, taken with a cheap point-and-shoot digital camera in the middle of a bright sunny day.  Apologies for the photo quality.  However, you have to admit the photo has some appeal.  I … Continue reading

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