Let the Fall Migration Commence!

Check the calendar and it clearly says summer is still here.  It's easy to reason, given the high heat and humidity we experienced last week.  It truly is the "dog days" of summer.  Interestingly, and officially non birding, the dog days were named such because this is the time of the year that Sirius, the … Continue reading Let the Fall Migration Commence!

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Not all that Wander are Lost?

Here in the Indiana Dunes, the summer bird breeding season marches on.  Summer crowds are now at peak.  Thousands of visitors will enter the main entrance gate daily.  Just as birders watch birds, birds on territory along the park roadsides will witness an onslaught of humanoids being drawn almost hypnotically to the colder lake.  While … Continue reading Not all that Wander are Lost?