Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Spring is in the air

Northern Cardinal -- 12/05/07--Photo by LLOYD SPITALNIK-

Birder Fred Baumgartner writes on 2/7/12 [via NYSBirds]: the past three days I have heard Northern Cardinals, Black-capped Chickadees, and Song Sparrows all singing. This is unremarkable in and of itself for early February, but only feels weirder because of the March-April weather.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Yup, it's still there

Rufous Hummingbird at the American Museum of Natural History
Photo by Peter Scully 2/6/ 2012