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One stands strong on Rumsey Island

It has been 15 days and the finches have been guarding their clutch of eggs  like “nervous-nellies”, awaiting the tell-tale peck from inside the shell that signals the final step in the miraculous transformation from egg to eating machine. The embryo develop what is known … Continue reading

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We’ve got the Blues

One of my favorites and probably the most interesting bird on the Rumsey Island Canal is back again for another year of fishing on our waterway. Actually they never had to leave us and take their trip south this winter. The only … Continue reading

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From Crows to Ravens

Regular ol’ crow Sometimes life, at least mine, seems like a daily series of revelations.  Most things are trivial but none the less, part of the bank of knowledge we accumulate in our ongoing trip through the time we are … Continue reading

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Speaking of birds…

Speaking of birds, Kathy Harp mentioned one of my favorite of all times in her recent blog, and I was transported back to a lookout at the top of a small mountain in Pine Grove Furnace State Park in Pennsylvania, … Continue reading

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