The main north entrance claimed a Lincoln’s Sparrow today – ASY-U and bulging with fat = 3. (Apologies for the … More
The Mourning Dove was still there this morning, but it has been disturbed a bit and is now on its … More
The south portico was the scene for the sad demise of two HY Lincoln’s Sparrows this morning. One was fat … More
Flight calls abounded last night as I walked the dog at least thrice. Those calls – little tsips! and tseeps! … More
Today I found a stunned Lincoln’s Sparrow on the south portico (no photo). The bird couldn’t fly well, but it … More
We finally had a decent cold front push through with the first nip of autumn in the air but, unfortunately, … More
Lincoln’s Sparrow has been taking it on the chin lately. This morning I found one of those puzzles of a … More
HY, fat = 2, found on the south side of the building.
There looked to be a House Wren and two Lincoln’s Sparrows hanging around this morning, but I still can’t consider … More
This morning, this Lincoln’s Sparrow was the unfortunate first victim of the season on the south side of the building. … More
The north entrance and northwest alcoves were deadly again last night. This time the victims were an ASY female Black-and-white … More
Though we’ll top out around 87 F today, autumn must be in the air because today I found my first … More
fat = 3, ASY-U
It hasn’t been a good few weeks for Lincoln’s Sparrows around the Noble Research Center lately. The bird I found … More
I found this AHY Grasshopper Sparrow (fat = 3) in one of the west alcoves this morning, after a night … More
Lincoln’s Sparrow still in place. (Almost got another one from the west alcove, but that guy made it out OK.) … More
Lincoln’s Sparrow carcass still there.
The Lincoln’s Sparrow from a few days ago remains; today I found this new one too. AHY-U, fat = 3.
The four sparrows I found this morning might mark the deadliest evening I’ve seen in three years of searches at … More
A fairly strong cold front moved through last night, with some gusty storms. This morning I found a Song Sparrow … More
Fat = 1 AHY-U
I found a small pile of primaries and a tertial or two from a scavenged Lincoln’s Sparrow on the east … More
This one was on the north side and seemed to be pretty active. The Grasshopper Sparrow has been removed.
It was a busy morning at the NRC after a crisp and clear, moonlit night that must have supported a … More
Today I found a Nashville Warbler (AHY-U, fat = 2) and a Lincoln’s Sparrow (AHY-U, fat = 1) in one … More
Here is just a quick summary of casualties at the Noble Research Center from July through December 2010: Very fat … More
As the season progresses and I’m on a new schedule that gets me to work by 7:30 am, I’m ending … More
I found another one of those instantly scavenged individuals yesterday, this one identifiable as a Lincoln’s Sparrow from the lone … More
So over the past several days I’ve found a Lincoln’s Sparrow and a House Wren hanging around the NRC, apparently … More
but a House Wren is hanging around the north side of the building, and now there’s a Lincoln’s Sparrow in … More
Again I found a confused Lincoln’s Sparrow trapped on the east side of the building. It made me wonder if … More
I flushed a Lincoln’s Sparrow away from one of the east side alcoves this morning. It banged the glass pretty … More
On August 20th, I completed a full year of regular surveys for window-killed birds at the Noble Research Center. Here … More
A colleague stopped by with a fresh Lincoln’s Sparrow collected from the NRC this morning, the first of the season.
Apparently, there are a lot of Lincoln’s moving through this week . . .
Found another Lincoln’s Sparrow today, and a Song Sparrow that was still alive but not looking good (blood from bill). … More
I did not check the NRC today, but while walking past the Food and Agricultural Products Center, I noticed this … More