I was so excited to see birds starting to use the new feeders we put up in our new backyard. At first it was just sparrows and starlings with some […]
Tag: urban wildlife
(Updated) Badass Bird: Kestrel on McGuinness Blvd.
Since this posting I have investigated further and believe that the bird pictured is in fact an American Kestrel – which are just as bad ass birds of prey. In […]
(Not) Forgotten Greenpoint: Transmitter Park – Attack of the Killer… Mockingbirds?
Okay, “killer” is an exaggeration. A reader wrote in to tell us a funny, but at the same time a little frightening story about her recent run in with an […]
Birdwatching On Maspeth Creek Tomorrow (4/26)
Birding season is upon us! Our feathery friends are returning from their winter vacations and making nests and making babies! Man, I wish I didn’t have to go to dumb […]
Sunday Snaps: Magnolia Trees in Brooklyn
Everyone goes nuts about the Cherry Blossoms, but the true stunners are the Magnolia Trees, which make the most glorious giant pink and white flowers that only last a week. […]
Good Morning Cooper’s Hawk
A juvenile Cooper’s Hawk landed in our yard this morning. Lots of hawks land in our yard and we do our best to take a photo with our iphone through […]
Saturday Birds in McGolrick Park! Hermit Thrush!
Yesterday morning’s walk to the farmers market brought some good bird sightings! It started with a Red Bellied Woodpecker battling with a starling for access to a cavity in a […]
Brooklyn’s Christmas Bird Count
Audubon’s 113th Christmas bird count is taking place through January 5th. Jon and I were honored to be among the participants counting birds this past Saturday in Floyd Bennett Field. […]
Peregrine Falcon Lunch Date at Martin Luther High School
I got an exciting email from K, who works at Martin Luther School in Maspeth. Yesterday, what she believed was a hawk joined the students for lunch, enjoying a freshly […]
Good Morning Cooper’s Hawk: Sunday Snaps
Sometime, just one moment can set your day on the right course. This Cooper’s Hawk, the same I believe that we watched last year around this time stuffing its face […]