Tag Archives: birds of prey

Gimme Three Steps

It’s now week seven of this crazy state of isolation and social-distancing, and the bald-eagle population is thriving in my neck of the woods. All the nesting pairs I keep tabs on have spawned young this time around. I plan … Continue reading

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Pandemic Isolation: Week Six

The cloth masks arrived from Amazon last Wednesday. It’s a good thing they did. Pennsylvania’s Secretary of the Department of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, signed an order on that day, requiring all workers and customers at essential businesses that are … Continue reading

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#FlyEaglesFly

The Birds made it to the playoffs at the magical end of an exciting regular season last Sunday, eliminating the Cowboys from contention by beating the Giants. Ask me if I feel badly for Dallas. 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂@brandongraham55 legend pic.twitter.com/suJVherI45 — 👨🏼‍🦲Jeff🤘🏼 … Continue reading

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Osprey Nestlings’ Head Count for 2019

During the other day, I took count of osprey nestlings along my usual stretch of the Delaware River from the New Jersey side. Four of the thirteen nests are either hard to see closeup, or not at all from Pennsylvania. … Continue reading

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Lent’s Over: Time to Bellyache Again!

Still trying to calibrate my big lens after its last spill to the pavement. See last week’s entry for the details. I’m getting closer but think sending it back to the manufacturer for their expertise is probably the best option … Continue reading

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Making America Great!

Let’s jump right into the craziness that’s found around the U.S.A. lately, shall we? A Cleveland, Ohio, man had ordered one cup of coffee at a McDonald’s drive-thru. When picking up his order at the window, the fast-food restaurant’s employee … Continue reading

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State of the Osprey Breeding Season for 2019

Spring has sprung,Still feels like winter,Maybe that’s why,My ospreys aren’t hither. On the distribution map above for the 2019 osprey season, the sites labeled with white borders and red letters are those at which one or a pair have returned … Continue reading

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Groundhog’s Day at a Bald Eagle Festival

Just got back from the Winter Eagle Festival in Cumberland County, N.J. The event took place at the Natural Lands Reserve northwest of Mauriceville, inland from the Delaware Bay. Beautiful marshland stretching far as the eye can see contained trails … Continue reading

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Sing Hallelujah

Got hit with my first barrage of Christmas music on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving at Bristol Borough waterfront, just like last year at this time. I was there to check on a pair of bald eagles that nest across the … Continue reading

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Birdhouse in Your Soul

Ten nesting pairs of ospreys have returned for the 2018 season to a stretch of the Delaware River that starts in Riverton, NJ, and ends 18.6 miles (29.9 kilometers) northeasterly at the tip of Burlington Island, NJ. The raptors, otherwise … Continue reading

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