Monthly Archives: May 2017

Members’ photo day (May 27, 2017)

We had no sooner settled in for our meeting when a late arrival reported that the Mourning Dove just outside the door was feeding its nestling. Everyone rushed out to watch. The bird had started building her nest during one of our meetings, and is so used to people she wasn't perturbed at all. Macouners [...]

By | 2017-07-11T00:09:51+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Macoun Field Club|0 Comments

Field trip in the rain (May 13, 2017)

Birds were singing — we heard a Winter Wren, Ovenbird, and Northern Waterthush. Biting flies were out, and we had recently emerged Black Flies in our faces, but they weren't quite biting yet. We directed out attention to a much neglected corner of our Study Area — the far southwestern corner, in fact. The small [...]

By | 2017-07-11T00:00:13+00:00 May 13th, 2017|Macoun Field Club, Macoun Study Area|0 Comments

Nature-art workshop (May 6, 2017)

May 6, 2017: Nature-art workshop As the end-of-May deadline for Little Bear contributions approaches, we all sat down to sketch and draw creatures that appeal to us. Some members flipped through bird books, one used a field-trip image on Rob's laptop as his model, and Rachel called up a picture on her smart-phone. Niccolo drew [...]

By | 2017-07-08T15:12:19+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Macoun Field Club|0 Comments