Monthly Archives: November 2012

Beaver and Man

The beaver is an engineer and architect. He dams up creeks to make ponds. Then come fish, turtles, and birds. Sometimes, man comes, too. He learns that beavers detect flow and continue their damming behavior in the presence of flow. … Continue reading

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Purple Finch

This year the Purple Finches have irrupted south of their normal wintering grounds and I am beginning to see them more frequently. I saw 4 of them this morning at the beaver pond at Bond Park. Back home, I saw … Continue reading

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Excursion to Lake Mattamuskeet

Thierry, Jen, Michael, and I enjoyed some cozy vehicular birding in my Honda Fit, and even with three scopes, four binoculars, four cameras, and four lunch bags, the birding and comradery, along with the weather, was exemplary! Depending on which … Continue reading

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