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Speaking of Nature: Man vs. squirrel, round 2
02-17-2023 8:29 PM

By BILL DANIELSON

In last week’s column, I featured the American red squirrel and I shared a photo of one of these rascals solving the puzzle of one of my birdfeeders. “How, do I get those peanuts?” it must have wondered and in relatively short order it managed to get...


Speaking of Nature: Feeder raiders: How one particularly tenacious red squirrel cracked the code to my birdfeeder
02-07-2023 4:21 PM

By BILL DANIELSON

Friends, Romans, birders, lend me your ears. I am delighted to say that I am back from a horrible experience with kidney stones. It started off, rather innocently, as a slight pain in my back that I couldn’t quite account for, but as time progressed I...


Speaking of Nature: The grand deception of the northern mockingbird
01-24-2023 4:03 PM

By BILL DANIELSON

I have no idea how many photos exist in my personal collection, nor, I am afraid, will I ever know. I can say (definitively) that in the past 6 years I have taken exactly 104,308 photos, but that is where “exact” comes to a close. My records prior to...


Speaking of Nature: The yellow birch: A golden surprise in the woods
01-17-2023 3:30 PM

By BILL DANIELSON

In keeping with my New Years resolution to focus some more attention on the plants that live around us I decided to look for a list that I was convinced must exist somewhere. You see, I am a compulsive list-maker. The blood of a scientist runs through...


Speaking of Nature: A tale of two sparrows
01-10-2023 3:54 PM

By BILL DANIELSON

For the past couple weeks I have found myself grumbling during my mornings at the kitchen window.For some reason my yard has become popular with a flock of house sparrows (Passer domesticus) and I am not at all pleased. The house sparrow is an...


Speaking of Nature: 2023 resolutions: Pointing the lens at plants
01-03-2023 4:27 PM

By BILL DANIELSON

Welcome to 2023! Another calendar has been used, another red journal finished and safely tucked away on a shelf and newness has taken over. I place a brand new desk blotter calendar on my office desk, I unwrap a brand new red journal and begin to...


Speaking of Nature by Bill Danielson: The joy of birds
06-14-2022 10:59 AM

By BILL DANIELSON

Today’s column will discuss two separate events that illustrate the powerful ability of birds to bring joy to the lives of humans. The first event took place at my school last week, while the second happened in my brother-in-law’s front yard. Both...

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