Tag Archives: New York City

Red-Tailed Hawk – Sculpted for Success in Predation

Ever since my first birding trip, I began to notice birds whenever I’m walking around. In the past, as I walked across my campus for class, the only birds that I would notice were either big or noisy ones, such … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot the messenger: Shakespeare’s Henry IV is not entirely to blame for the starling invasion

March 25, 2011 11:45 AM I start my search by listening for their louder bedfellows. Great-tailed grackles may be the most common bird on Rice’s campus after the usual plethora of chipping sparrows. A short while after I started living … Continue reading

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