Tag: birds

Signs of spring

First, I noticed that all the trees along one of the roads on my commute looked like they were hooked up for an IV transfusion. It’s maple syrup time! The Michigan Maple Syrup Association has […]

Golfer kills migratory raptor

One unexpected benefit of my travel was that I actually saw this story on CNN whilst trapped in an airport. I would have missed it otherwise, since I don’t watch much TV.  I was going […]

Stable flies and West Nile virus

An interesting new study sheds some light on one of the saddest parts of the invasion of West Nile into the USA–mass death of birds. “Stable flies are the latest suspect that may be involved […]