Yesterday’s Chipping Sparrow had me worried: it was flitting about so nervously trapped beneath the south portico that I assumed … More
Autumn arrived with a thud for this poor Clay-colored Sparrow today. It was one of the fattest of these little … More
Clay-coloreds are on the move through Stillwater, and four of them got hung up for a bit in the northwestern … More
Science can be messy, especially when the subjects are living beings outside of a laboratory setting. Here’s the latest illustration … More
Lots to explain today. First, I’ve got to go all the way back to the Sprague’s Pipit from March of … More
From two casualties since December to five just this week, it looks like migrant activity has picked up at the … More
The Clay-colored Sparrow from Oct. 13 has been removed after 9 days.
It was another big night for migrants here in the Southern Plains. I found dead Clay-colored Sparrows at the northeastern … More
After warming back to 88F by yesterday afternoon, another Friday night brought another cold front (though no rain), and we … More
Two unfortunate victims at the NRC this morning, in the western alcoves. Both were in fine shape to be migrating … More
Both were in fine shape and flew strongly away from the building once I got them moving. I could not … More
The night before last, we had our first real cold front of autumn push through, pushing overnight lows down to … More
On a cloudy morning after a nighttime football game that shone bright lights on low clouds, there were birds left … More
This Clay-colored Sparrow was being gnawed by a cricket this morning. Gruesome.
The north entrance and northwest alcoves were deadly again last night. This time the victims were an ASY female Black-and-white … More