Tag Archives: birding

New nature columns in Belt Magazine

Over the past two months I’ve written a regular nature column for Belt Magazine, featuring David Wilson on illustration. Here are the links: Clarity and abundance in the creeks of Lake County My sons are moved to ecstasy by the … Continue reading

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Riding the Tuscarawas

Riding my bike south of Barberton today on a little used section of the Towpath, along the Tuscarawas River. The bike path runs along the backlots of abandoned industries, and you can see the creeping noxious invasive species really taking … Continue reading

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Bird Nerdery: Golden-crowned sparrows flock suet feeder

I’ve gone on a bird nerdery rampage, stuffing my little apple tree with suet and finch feeders. I’ve knocked out a screen in the bathroom window so I can take pictures of the birds that show up, pulled down the … Continue reading

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New lens for the Canon: EF70-300mm

Here’s to more bird nerd activity! I picked up my first telephoto lens today, a Canon EF70-300mm. I tried to get out to Fern Ridge Wildlife Refuge┬áto take some shots, but the entire damn place is shut down in the … Continue reading

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