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In the Presence of Owls

Decoding Northern Saw-whet Owl migration

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Birding

Bird Banding at Duke Farms

In late October 2016, I was honored to join high school students from Barack Obama Green Charter High School in Plainfield at Duke Farms. 

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World Shorebirds Day: When the Shorebird Met the Biologist

As a bird nerd, I’d often look on enviously at photos of biologists posted online holding shorebirds in their “bander’s grip” – the bird’s head in between their index and middle finger, using their thumb and pinky to steady the bird, while allowing its feet to dangle freely. I always wondered: I wish I could […]