More autumn trees from Trinity’s campus in Dublin. If anyone can identify European birds by their bellies that would be great thanks You can never have too many leaves, ask any tree Advertisements
This is an inside joke, if you’re confused you have to go back and read all of the >1500 posts on this site. Or just the ones from this week. ANYWAY, I had a weird experience last week…a professor from our department saw me at coffee, pointed at me, and shouted, “SQUIRREL!” Baffled, I said, […]
More birds and trees…a theme this week I suppose. Could be worse…I could write a whole week about pollination or elephants. Whew. Wouldn’t that be terrible. Goldcrests are tiny, adorable, and unsurprisingly* in the same genus as the kinglets. I recognize that these photos are terrible and I’m just going to own it. You get […]
I thought only Americans giggle at the name of this group of birds in the genus Parus…but the Irish will giggle about it too, even though these birds live here and include three of the 20 most common garden birds in Ireland. Sigh. If you’re American (or Canadian) and these birds look familiar to you, […]
Just singing their hearts out and hanging out like teenagers in a band called The Leafless Branches Totally. Sweet. Check out my tail feathers Album cover Album cover in the US Rockin yeah! I was actually meant to be taking photos of the trees, but somehow all my tree photos ended up with birds in […]
Before I moved to Ireland, some bird nerdy friends and I brainstormed about what birds I would encounter on the Emerald Isle. They had been to Scotland recently, and we assumed that the birds would be pretty similar. The one bird they wanted me to look out for was the wood pigeon, which they thought […]
Finally got one of these guys to pose for me! Mostly, the run around like little blurs, but this little guy sat still for a minute.