Audubon Florida – A Nest Return

A gust of wind that hit a nest just right, placement in a precarious branch, or just plain bad luck: Audubon staff don’t know exactly what happened, but one morning concerned homeowners in Winter Garden woke up and found a Great Horned Owl chick on the ground, looking confused and vulnerable. We have officially begun…

10000 Birds – Birding at a Historic Sporting Estate

I didn’t expect to see any birds. It was over 90 degrees F on a Georgia afternoon, the humidity adding an extra dose of discomfort. In a rare afternoon to myself, I had driven across the Florida/Georgia border to pick up a few things in a nearby town (curbside + social distancing), and discovered a…