Cranes are among the most photogenic of birds, so pictures of them must be legion. But of that number, Erik van der Hoorn of Sneek, the Netherlands, selected the Tim Wallace photo that appeared in the December 4, 2009 posting of this blog. In a May e-mail, Mr. van der Hoorn explains: “I have been […]

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The winds were barreling out of the northeast at 25 mph. Periodically the observers would be sprinkled with lake effect rains. With that kind of weather, the lake watchers at Miller move from their position atop the dune at Lake Street to the concession stand in Marquette Park to the east. Some mature cottonwoods limit […]

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