Tag Archives: wilderness

Migrations

The Mimic Sleek lines lift through onrushing air worked metal gleams strength absent will **** Fragile feather endures fatigue

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Spring in Yellowstone

Couldn’t leave out Yellowstone!

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Calls of the Tree Swallows, Sandhill Cranes, and Geese

Here’s my own audio file.  First and last you hear the geese (of course); after about 4 seconds you hear tree swallows sounding like hundreds of bees buzzing and mice squeaking; then you hear the sandhill cranes:

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Grand Tetons in the Spring

Here are some recent pictures from the Grand Tetons. Vocalizations courtesy of Cornell Lab of Ornithology Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds website Killdeer Sandhill cranes Tree swallows Lesser Scaup

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Witch Hunt/Religious Crusade: The Wolf Hunt Intensifies

The United States federal government proposes to remove remaining protections for wolves throughout the country.  Read more in this Defenders of Wildlife press release. Defenders is asking those interested to sign a petition to Sally Jewell, newly appointed Secretary of … Continue reading

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Oh, You Planet Earth!/Earth Day 2013

Member of the Family Call me mother, call me father call me source of life and strength call me sister, call me brother call me only home and hearth call me garden of paradise call me member of the family … Continue reading

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Talking to Animals/Amen

Here’s a quote from a beautiful WordPress post by Traveling Thane Furrows: If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other. If you do not talk to them you will not know them, and … Continue reading

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Captured!

Capture Me, Poetry Capture me, Poetry, and don’t let go!  Sneak up beside me at the symphony* Track me down trails in Yellowstone Seize me when least expected  Shadow me by sunlight Encircle me by moonlight Overcome me by starlight … Continue reading

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Wild Wolf Encounters Available as PDF Download

Wild Wolf Encounters, True Stories of Wolves in the Wild, with pictures, poems, and links to videos, is available for viewing and downloading for free.  Please click the link here or in the sidebar. Wild Wolf Encounters Feel free to … Continue reading

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More from Yellowstone

Here are some more pictures from Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons: The Deluge Swan Lake the day we arrived, and the last time we saw blue sky.                                                                 This is the largest bear print I have ever seen.  Further down the … Continue reading

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