Sun.Jun 28, 2020

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of June 2020)

10,000 Birds

As we close the book on the first half of one of the wildest years in recent memory, we can only hope the next half delivers a lot more happiness, health, and prosperity. And, while I’m being greedy, how about loosening travel restrictions? I need more birds!!

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Death and Drama Among the Cicada Killers

Nature Conservancy - Science

Cicada killers are fearsome insects, but other species have adopted ingenious ways to exploit them. Wildlife Insects & Pollinators Traveling Naturalist

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Cattle Egret in breeding plumage in June in Derby

10,000 Birds

Last Friday, June 19th, we went to the Derby Poo Ponds. We were sitting in the new hut having lunch. There were not many birds to observe due to the bad state of the wetland, but there was a breeze and as usual there was nobody else around.

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Moshe Safdie’s skywalk garden puts nature in China’s sky (VIDEO)

Green Prophet

With more cities legislating for the use of green roofs, one Israeli-Canadian dream architect Moshe Safdie has taken the task to hand to inspire the world and show us how it’s done.

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