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Grass Lake

Bobolinks and Savannah Sparrows.  Usually I have the place to myself, but a (unconfirmed) report of a Dickcissel drew a small crowd this morning.  Two women walking their dogs stopped me to ask what all the fuss was about, and … Continue reading

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Bobolinks

If I had nothing but Bobolinks to sketch for the rest of my life, I’d be quite content.  The fields at Grass Lake had been mowed since my last visit two weeks ago and I was worried that the birds … Continue reading

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The Rowdy of the Meadow

The song of the Bobolink is both strange and delightful, a percussive mix of clinks and warblings heard on warm summer days above unmowed fields. Even his latin name, Dolichonyx oryzivorus, sounds like a phrase from the bubbly babbling if … Continue reading

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