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Archive for August, 2010

Our First Window Strike Fatality

That Sickening Thud My wife and I were just finishing dinner last night when we heard it.  There really wasn’t any commotion in the backyard.  Just the regular robin flock visit.  They do this every night just before dark.  All of a sudden-THUD!  It really didn’t sound very close but it did seem loud.  I’d […]


Princeton University Press Field Guide Giveaway

I wanted to shoot you a quick post to tell you how you can win two excellent field guides really easily.  Here’s the info from the Princeton University Press site: This week’s book giveaway is not one book, but two: Birds of Western North America:A Photographic Guide and Birds of Eastern North America:A Photographic Guide. […]


I Have A Rogue Raccoon Problem

The Setup My rogue raccoon problem started a few weeks back. I would find my main feeder turned sideways in the morning. This feeder has a raccoon baffle on it so I’ve never had a problem with either squirrels or raccoons getting to it. Still, I thought it was odd to find the feeder this […]