Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

Today’s bird photos were sent in by Vanderbilt Law Professor Suzanna Sherry, but were taken by her husband, Paul Edelman. She adds this note: Because it’s migration time, we’re getting a lot of birds we don’t often see in Tennessee. I especially like the Chestnut-sided warblers (Setophaga pensylvanica). These were all taken in Radnor State…Readers’ wildlife … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

Our Ducky Backyard — Lee’s Birdwatching Adventures Plus

This week, our total of ducks visiting, or seen, from our backyard, just grew some more. So far we had counted: Muscovy Ducks Muscovy Duck Pekin and Runner Ducks Peking Ducks and one Runner Duck by Lee Mallard Ducks Mallard male non-breeding Apr 21 2021 by Lee Mottled Ducks Mottled Ducks by Lee Mottled Duck […]Our … Continue reading Our Ducky Backyard — Lee’s Birdwatching Adventures Plus

Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

It’s Sunday, and so we have another contribution by John Avise, this time featuring eponymous Passeriform birds. The notes and IDs are John’s, and you can enlarge his photos by clicking on them. Eponymous Birds, Part 2: Some Passerine Species Recall that eponymous species are those named after a particular person, typically the naturalist who…Readers’ wildlife … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos — Why Evolution Is True

Blue Hole Falls — Perkins Designs

https://www.google.com/maps/embed?pb=%211m18%211m12%211m3%211d3210.025554575579%212d-82.0742513837987%213d36.43276478002596%212m3%211f0%212f0%213f0%213m2%211i1024%212i768%214f13.1%213m3%211m2%211s0x885081166236c9a9%3A0x8d4d581d516cf4ca%212sBlue+Hole+Falls%215e0%213m2%211sen%212sus%214v1621102537960%215m2%211sen%212sus Following my early morning hike to Laurel Falls, in Hampton, Tennessee, I next drove to another nearby waterfall called Blue Hole Falls, located near the town of Elizabethton. After a very short hike from the parking area, I found myself near the top of a series of picturesque small waterfalls. Descending along a path … Continue reading Blue Hole Falls — Perkins Designs