Tag Archives: bald eagle

A big raptor day in Oklahoma tallgrass prairie


I spent the day afield on Monday Dec. 29 with my avid birder nephews from Michigan.  After nabbing their lifer Lewis’s Woodpecker at Lake Carl Blackwell on Saturday, we planned to spend Monday in an effort to find them a … Continue reading

Posted in life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

National Audubon Society response to the DOI’s eagle/wind power ruling


Eagles die from collisions with wind turbines. When that happens, it’s a sad event, especially when the ultimate cause is the good intention of our efforts to reduce reliance on fossil fuels for our energy production.  It’s also illegal:  Both … Continue reading

Posted in life | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 90-mile Raptor Loop


I had the rare opportunity this past week to do some birding with my bright young nephews (14 and 11) (plus their mom and grandfather) who are really coming into their own as serious birders.  They arrived with lists in … Continue reading

Posted in birding, birds/nature, environment, kids, nature deficit disorder, wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment