365 Nature – Day 8

In 2016 I’m doing a 365 Nature project. Each day of the year I will post something here about nature. It may be any format, a photo, video, audio, sketch or entry from my nature journal. It could be a...

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Nature Picture Books:: As The Crow Flies

All day long you're on the go, you don't have time to watch a crow... So begins one of my favorite picture books, As the Crow Flies, by Sheila Keenan and illustrated by Kevin Duggan. Crows are one of my...

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Metropolitan Dawn Chorus

Think, every morning when the sun peeps through The dim leaf-latticed windows of the grove, How jubilant the happy birds renew Their old, melodious madrigals of love! And when you think of this, remember too 'T always morning somewhere, and above The awakening continents, from...

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Urban Species Profile:: Hover Flies

One of my favorite insects to find in the city, and they're incredibly easy to see if you know what to look for, are the hover flies. The family Syrphidae contains about 6,000 species (890 in North America). They're known as...

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5 Favorite London Photos of 2014

Earlier this year we took a trip to London. It was the second time we've visited the city only this time we had a toddler with us which made it a whole different experience. We visited a lot of...

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5 Favorite Washington Nature Photos of 2014

This past year I've been lucky to have a lot of great nature experiences and fortunately, had my camera along for a lot of them. Exploring the Pacific Northwest is a never-ending adventure because there is such a diverse...

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