Tag Archives: Lake Carl Blackwell

2016 Christmas Bird Count – Stillwater, Oklahoma


The brainchild of ornithologist Frank Chapman at the American Museum of Natural History in 1900, the National Audubon Society’s annual Christmas Bird Count was among the first true citizen science endeavors. Today, with more than a century of data under … Continue reading

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Common Buckeye on Big Bluestem


While on a field trip with my grad students last week, there were a couple of gorgeous Common Buckeye butterflies about.  This one sat still just long enough for me get a photo.

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Stillwater Christmas Bird Count – 2012


As I have for several years now, I led a group of hopeful owl-watchers in the field on Saturday to one of my favorite local birding spots:  Lake Carl Blackwell.  In this, the 113th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, I … Continue reading

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