10000 Birds – Birding Led Me to Wildflowers

In many ways, birding has led me straight to my new interest in wildflowers.  Looking for birds naturally makes you more aware of your surroundings, from an urban park, to a suburban greenway, to a rural wilderness. Though I’m not traveling as much these days, my flower pursuits have expanded this intense attention to empty…

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…