A Nashville Warbler Bathing in the Pond During Migration

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Nashville Warbler ( Oreothlypis ruficapilla ridgwayi ) photos by Larry Jordan I have been enjoying some first time visitors to my yard this fall, including several warblers, one of which is the western Nashville Warbler ( Oreothlypis ruficapilla ridgwayi ).

Nashville Teens Mapped Their Daily Routes—And Got a New Bike Lane as a Result

Green (Living) Review

In Nashville, Tennessee, and Chicago, city planners are responding to demands for better neighborhood mobility and bicycling infrastructure. Tennessee North Nashville was once a “mobility desert”: A highway dissected the neighborhood, and public transportation left many areas without service.

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Emmylou Harris Turns Nashville Estate into Animal Shelter


Grammy award winning artist Emmylou Harris is a rock star for animals in need. She turned her estate into an animal shelter and will continue with other pet projects. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News emmylou harris

CMA and Chris Young Help Nashville Students Rock Out


Country star Chris Young teamed up with CMA to donate millions to music education in Nashville. Read More. Causes News People Top News Chris Young Suzy Boggus

Check into Virgin Hotels, get a Tesla ride

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Wood-Warbler Haiku 6

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Inspiration haiku Nashville Warbler poetry wood-warblersHaving an eye-ring. Does not mean that this bird is. From Connecticut.

Water Feature Visitors

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We have a small water feature off our back porch. It’s probably about 300 square feet in size, holding maybe 2000 gallons of water. In addition to nest boxes around the property and bird feeders in the yard, the water feature is our most efficient wildlife magnet.

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Kelly Clarkson Tweets Support for Nasvhille Shelter Animals


Kelly Clarkson urges others to sign petition against Nashville's Metro Animal Care and Control's 76 percent killing rate of shelter animals. Read More The post Kelly Clarkson Tweets Support for Nasvhille Shelter Animals appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News kelly clarkson

Taylor Swift Donates 14,000 Books to Tennessee Library


The 22-year-old singer, popular for hits like “Love Story," is lending a helping hand to the Nashville Public Library by restocking its shelves. Read More. Causes News People Top News taylor swift


Environmental Economics

1 against Western Kentucky University in Nashville, that opportunity is very much available. Scott Ramsey, the president and CEO of the Nashville Sports Council, says ticket sales for the 9:15 p.m. Travel from Lexington to Nashville (gas only): $75 (426 miles, 20 mpg, $3.50/gal; i.e., $0.18/mile). Sometimes the economics isn't all that difficult: If you would like to attend Kentucky's season-opening football game Sept.

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"How Coastal Cities Are Preparing For Climate Change"

Environmental Economics

Nashville, TN : Making a concerted effort to keep their perimeter 435 miles from the nearest ocean. With zero chance of a carbon tax in the U.S. here are some important examples of adaptation: With experts predicting that the effects of global warming could be catastrophic in the next 50 years, here are some ways that coastal cities are addressing the challenges of rising sea levels: Bar Harbor, ME : Officials urging residents to stockpile vintage charm in case of emergency.

May Warblers, Costa Rican Style

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Niagara Falls State Park, right above the cataracts, is where I used to bike to on May days to see dozens of fantastic chestnut Bay-breasted Warblers whispering from the canopy, American Redstarts and Tennessee Warblers and Nashville Warblers filling the woods with song.

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Emmylou Harris Kicks Off First Annual Dog Benefit Woofstock


Woofstock, a day-long festival taking place August 18th in Nashville, will benefit Emmylou Harris' dog rescue Bonaparte's Retreat. Read More The post Emmylou Harris Kicks Off First Annual Dog Benefit Woofstock appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Events Music News Top News emmylou harris

SE Arizona 10 day birding blitz!

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Lots of warblers were found, including Grace’s, Nashville, Virginia, Red-faced, Hermit, Lucy’s and Wilson’s. This is the Nashville Warbler that we found while trying in vain to track down a reported Tri-color Heron.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Last of October 2017)

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A late Nashville Warbler , an Orange-crowned Warbler , and a bunch of dabbling ducks were some of his top species. If you’re feeling some measure of terror right now, you may not be thinking of the season’s cavalcade of horrors.

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Public Transit Is a Deciding Factor for Millennials in the Workforce

Green (Living) Review

The survey covered three cities with mature transit systems: Chicago, San Francisco and New York; four cities where transit networks are growing: Minneapolis, Denver, Charlotte and Los Angeles; and three cities making plans to grow their systems: Nashville, Indianapolis and Tampa-St.

Cooperative Connecticut Warbler in Queens

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Danny let us know about a bird he had earlier that he was convinced was a Connecticut Warbler , something I teased him about because he has never seen one and it was fun to tell him that he actually had a Nashville Warbler , of which there were at least two in the park. Of course, I started letting him have the Nashville Warbler treatment, especially when, moments later, a Nashville Warbler popped up right where Andrew claimed he had the Connecticut Warbler.

Collaborative list – March 2020

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Nashville Warbler ( Leiothlypis ruficapilla ). Lady Helen has often made the point that we get very little opportunity to spend quality time together. The old saying “ be careful what you wish for ” comes to mind.

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There goes the neighborhood

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The same can be said for my garden’s Black-throated Gray Warbler (last seen on February 24th), Orange-crowned Warblers (March 19th), Yellow-rumped Warbler (March 27th), and Nashville Warblers (April 7th). 10,000 Birds is having trouble with our website platform. If this post turns up on Wednesday, April 23, it will mean I was successful in uploading text. However, the platform did not allow me to include photos.

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Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel

Green Home Blog

Visit places like Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Nashville, Ruby Falls and more. Carbon Footprint – Summer Travel. For the remainder of the summer why not re-adjust your carbon footprint summer travel plans.

A Wild Thrush Chase

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A late Scarlet Tanager , my first Orange-crowned Warbler of the year in Queens, a Nashville Warbler , and a whole bunch of Ruby-crowned Kinglets were all nice. Early Friday afternoon I checked my personal email on my phone while I was at work.

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My Mexican Birdbath

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But it isn’t until late December that the Nashville and Black-throated Gray Warblers join the party, as well as Summer and Western Tanagers, and Warbling Vireos. My area of central Mexico has a true monsoon climate.

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Music Monday: The Flannel Attractions

Wend Magazine

Hot off the press, The Flannel Attractions formed in the spring of 2012 as a last-minute gigging crew of Jackson Hole musicians transplanted from places such as Chicago, Boston, and Nashville.

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Tennessee Trees Yet to Feel Full Impact of Drought


Nashville, TN tree specialist Flavio Martinez, owner of Kaily's Tree Service says Tennessee residents are yet to feel the full impact of this summer's drought on the state’s economy. Nashville area residents should expect more dead trees in the coming year and this could affect Tennessee's economy.

My Subtropical Bird Garden

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A Nashville Warbler , on the jacaranda tree. Those who follow my posts know by now that I love gardening. And I love making my little garden (some 1400 square feet) more attractive to birds.

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Two Hours at the Forest Park Waterhole

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Being a birder and living in Queens as I do I can’t help but be drawn to the waterhole at Forest Park during spring migration.

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Fall Wood-Warblers on Migration

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Every fall and spring for the last several years I have been putting together a collection of wood-warblers spotted on migration. Why stop now? All of these birds were photographed in the last couple of months in New York and New Jersey as they made their way south on their amazing migration.

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Music Monday: Foghorn Stringband

Wend Magazine

Fresh from the IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association) showcase in Nashville, Tenn., Click here to view the embedded video. It’s fall in Portland, Ore. That means a lot of rainy nights, which means more opportunities to duck into cozy, hidden bars, sip some whiskey and find some good music. If you’re really lucky, you’ll stumble upon The Moon & Sixpence on a dreary Sunday night when The Foghorn Stringband is in town and thrilled to be playing at home.

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Best Bird of the Weekend (Third of December 2015)

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He had a great time doing the Queens County Christmas Bird Count and was astounded to learn that birds found by other teams included two Nashville Warbler , two American White Pelicans , a Clay-colored Sparrow , a Lark Sparrow , a Clapper Rail , a Snowy Owl , three Bald Eagles , two Turkey Vultures , a Cackling Goose , three Pine Warblers , and two Blue-winged Teal.

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Collaborative list – April 2020

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Nashville Warbler (Leiothlypis ruficapilla). As the rest of the world hides behind the curtains, our beats have thrown theirs open to record the avian life that passes outside their windows.

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Lots More Electric Vehicles Coming Soon to Massachusetts

Sierra Club Compass

The growing company has e-bus contracts with transit agencies in a number of other cities, including Nashville, San Antonio, and Tallahassee. Though there are no leaves on the trees yet, my home state of Massachusetts became a greener place to live this week.

Less Is More with Innovative Roux Maison Laundry Detergents

Green (Living) Review

NASHVILLE, TN, August 2011: Households across America are constantly looking for new and more convenient ways to go green and make a difference. Efficient light bulbs, community recycling, and hybrid cars are now familiar reminders of the numerous ways people can protect their environment.

Best Bird of the Weekend (First of October 2013)

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Corey did me one better with the narcissistic Nashville Warbler pictured above admiring itself at Tanner’s Spring in Central Park – but then he one-upped himself when on a whale-watching trip with his family off the coast he spotted a Cory’s Shearwater feeding just west of Rockaway Inlet which put it just inside the Queens-Nassau County border. Even the solo birders out there have to appreciate that birding together is often better than birding alone.

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Light Eating in Lynchburg.

Elephant Journal

Just an hour or so south of Nashville, you’ll find the small town on Lynchburg. The reason it’s a place of note is that it’s most famous resident was Jack Daniels, and he chose to start his whiskey operation there.

How Do Conservationists Target Dams for Removal?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Sevenmile Creek dam in Nashville before and after removal. Richland Creek in Nashville after dam removal. When most environmentalists think about dams, they think of the big hydropower and irrigation projects: massive amounts of concrete backing up miles of river.

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Wood Warbler Names Done Right

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I love Nashville Warblers from every angle. For many North American birders, wood warblers represent everything exciting, compelling, and immediate about birding.

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Birds at Tanner’s Spring, Central Park, Manhattan

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Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla. Hidden away on the west side of Central Park, easily accessed from the 81st Street entrance by the American Museum of Natural History, and adjacent to the Diana Ross playground is a marvelous bird magnet.

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Birds in Winter: A Book Review, Written in Winter

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Here are some of the things I learned reading Birds in Winter: . Birds who store food in advance of winter (corvids, t**s, and nuthatches) have a larger hippocampus (the brain structure that regulates memory) than non-storing birds do.

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Away From it All: The North Cascades

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I’ve missed the saucy, parrot-like corvids more than I can say since moving back east, so this started my every day on a good note – as did looking out the bedroom window to see Nashville Warblers and Lazuli Buntings moving their newly-fledged chicks around the yard.

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The Elusive Goal of Bird-Safe Skyscrapers

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Building-stunned bird: Nashville Warbler above by Stephanie Beard, Project BirdSafe, Audubon Minnesota. Or perhaps I should say “illusive.” ” That’s because an American architecture firm is planning what’s billed as the “world’s first invisible building” in South Korea. Hat tip to Pat O’Donnell for the story; the image above is by GDS Architects, via CNN.)

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Migration Comes to Me

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A Nashville Warbler in full song made this special moment all the more momentous. You’ve no doubt heard the famous expression, “If the mountain will not come to Mohammed, Mohammed will go to the mountain.&#

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Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban Confuse Vegans By Starting a Sanctuary


million dollar farm while serving animals for dinner 25km away at their Nashville mansion. It’s hard to be excited about non-vegans opening up sanctuaries, even famous ones. This time, it’s Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban who are proudly announcing the off-beat Hollywood move. New Idea reports that the star couple have converted their Tennessee farm, in memory of the late Steve Irwin. Okay – so let me get this straight.

Greenways: The New Front Porch

Conservancy Talk

I have friendly little conversations like this on our greenway in Nashville all the time. I doubt our city ever anticipated this when it began creating Nashville’s 65 miles of paved, off-street greenways just 21 years ago. Yes, greenways are great places to exercise.