Friday, June 01, 2007

Random Gleanings from the BirdSphere #43

Introduction: A daily (or as often as I can find time to compile it) feature that highlights recent entries from North American bird blogs listed in my blogroll; also see here.

Today’s Featured Bird Blog:
It’s a Bird Thing – by Judy in New Mexico (online since January 2007)
Today’s Featured Bird Blog Entry (excerpt):
Birds and Geology in Socorro

“Are you interested in a geology lesson as we drive down the freeway?” Larry, former president of New Mexico Tech and a renowned geologist, asked those riding in our car. As we traveled down Interstate 25, he animatedly pointed out the basalt flows, plateaus, granite outcroppings and layers of caliche.

Our first stop to scout for birds was Turtle Bay, a large pond on the New Mexico Tech campus. A large mulberry tree was a magnet of bird activity, the most interesting and colorful being Western Tanagers and Cedar Waxwings. . . . [click here to read the rest of this entry, as originally posted by Judy on May 27, 2007]
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