Category Archives: Birds

Protected: A Sudden Chinook

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Protected: The Ostrich and the Snake

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Protected: Nestaurant, or Even the Sparrow Finds a Home

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Currency & Current Events

“If Greece leaves the euro, the most likely interim currency is the existing euro overprinted with a Greek delta symbol (for ‘drachma’), or possibly with a corner clipped.”  So speculated yesterday’s Independent.  The intentional defacing, or rather “re-facing,” of currency … Continue reading

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O Swallow, Swallow

My friend David Haskell asked his students on their Ornithology final, “If you could come back as a bird, which species would you choose and why?”   As I responded in the Comments section of his blog, my choice would be Hirundo … Continue reading

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Angry Bird

Usually the phoebe’s nest is a chirpy little bundle on the drainpipe out back, but this spring it is silent, and for this we blame the towhee.  We’re not sure when he arrived, but he has been a constant presence … Continue reading

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