Christmas Bird Count

Sam Crowe on December 30th, 2010

    Chicago Lakefront CBC prides itself in being one of the very counts that is actually held on Christmas day. If you are Jewish, it’s a good way to work off the egg foo young and moo goo gai pan you had the night before.  And for those without family and friends, what better […]

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Sam Crowe on January 15th, 2010

Frank Abderholden of the Waukegan News just sent me these amazing photos of a black-billed magpie, golden eagle, and red fox, purportedly taken by a hunter in Montana using a camera phone. The photographer is unidentified.    

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Sam Crowe on December 28th, 2009

I hope all of you had an edifying holiday season. Computer problems here at your Blogger’s high tech multi-hundred dollar facility precluded a blog last week, a situation for which I am sorry. Hopefully, though, blogging will now be able to proceed according to schedule. While the Hanukah candles do generally get lit (although spouse, […]

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