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A Wet Christmas

The week of work before a vacation is always a total slog. I fought my way through a slow five days, taking care to deliver my best lessons and record the data I needed for grad classes. The all-too-slow drip … Continue reading

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The North Wind Doth Blow

Back-to-back long weekends in the midst of fall migration are a welcome gift for the non-retired birder. It had been a packed few days with New York Comic Con, grad school work, and socializing to keep me busy, so I was … Continue reading

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Birdy Shores

With shorebird migration approaching its peak, birders are scrambling to catalog and count the feathered travelers as they make their way south. Stopover sites where flocks gather to refuel are major hotspots for naturalists at this time of year, and everyone … Continue reading

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Texas in Brief

1 Week 3 Friends (and some new ones along the way) 1,300~ Miles (flights not included) 33 eBird checklists 195 Species of Birds (plus a handful of mammals, herps, fish, and insects) 39 Lifers 2,104 Photos Countless memories and adventures. Details … Continue reading

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Winter Has Come

I’m typing this post with frigid digits as I commute home from my school in Queens. After an unseasonably, uncomfortably warm December, January has brought an end to The Long Summer and reminded New Yorkers what winter is capable of. … Continue reading

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Look to the Skies

I’ve found myself rather busy in the past few weeks, which is a welcome departure from the inactivity I was expecting from the month of September. Work at the center has been simple but good: I feel like I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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