Monthly Archives: July 2011

Robins in the Back Yard

Two weeks ago I saw three fledgling robins wandering about in the back yard. They crisscrossed the grassy areas in looping search routes similar to the patterns that I have seen adult robins use as they hunt for insects and… Continue reading

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In Search of ‘Wild’ Honeysuckle

Honeysuckle has always been one of my favorite “wild” plants. The back fence of the house I grew up in was overgrown by honeysuckle vines. I watched butterflies and hummingbirds tap its flowers for nectar and frequently picked and pinched… Continue reading

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