A bird a day keeps the doctor away.
In late October 2016, I was honored to join high school students from Barack Obama Green Charter High School in Plainfield at Duke Farms.
I was honored to observe state biologists band bald eaglet "E13" from a nest along Mantua Creek in Gloucester County, New Jersey.
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 [...]