A little unofficial something for fans of The Prancing Pony Podcast.
When we were driving to Texas (nearly twenty years ago), Kurt made a surprise stop in Lafayette, Louisiana to show me something special. It was the Cypress Island Preserve on Lake Martin, an oasis in the midst of developed land, a rookery packed with wading birds. I was not yet an active birder, so I... Continue Reading →
It's been over two weeks since our neighbors put out headless decoys to keep the Canada geese off their lawn. For those wondering if it works, the answer is: sort of. But before I tell you what I've seen, here's something interesting that I've learned since I first posted about this. The geese are headless on... Continue Reading →
Our new house is on a lake, and it is turning out to be a bird watching paradise. We live on the plains in Colorado, so the water is a wildlife magnet. I see more species of birds while eating breakfast than I used to see on an hour-long prairie walk. Whenever I pass a... Continue Reading →