Monday, December 12, 2011

Dawn Chorus on Vineland Place

What: A dawn chorus of (presumably) European Starlings
Where: Too dark to see, the calls and chatter seemed to come from the arborvitae at the Sculpture Garden's south edge
Observer: Abbie
Date/Time: Monday, December 12, 7 am
Conditions: Overcast and warmer than previous days, so warm I had no need for gloves

Friday, December 9, 2011

Crows Roosting in the City

Crows gather on winter evenings, making a racket and attracting attention. This roosting phenomena is anticipated by many and inspires curiosity. Satisfy your curiosity by listening to the MPR news feature by Dan Olson (above), which combines informative reporting with the soundscape of cawing birds.