Meena's comment yesterday about the gulls reminded me of my commute in the
1970-80s from Spencer into Ithaca. The landfill (now closed) was located
on Hillview Road in West Danby and the gulls were always flying overhead in
what was a reverse commute.
I think the following is apropos: From a column by Rick Marsi in the Ithaca
One stares at manure with mixed feelings.
On the positive side, a swath of freshly spread manure can turn a farmer's
field into a songbird harvest table.
As for negatives, manure is manure, and driving
I just watched cardinals eating snow. First, I saw a male cardinal on the
snow, I thought he looked very cute so I was praising his beauty. Then I
thought may be snow is too deep for him get up. Just then he started eating
snow. When he face was up, his beak was covered with snow.
I just took several pictures of a male Cardinal eating snow with his beak
covered, very cute. He did this several times and would then scrape it clean
and start all over again.
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On Feb 8, 2014, at 1:52 PM, Meena Madhav Haribal m...@cornell.edu wrote:
Late Saturday morning, my son Tilden and I made a short birding outing in
Lansing. Along Burdick Hill Road, we had long, frame-filling scope views of
an adult female light-morph ROUGH-LEGGED HAWK perching on one of the short
spruces near the house on the corner of North Triphammer Road. A minute