Boreal Bird Blog
Observations and updates from our Senior Scientist, Dr. Jeff Wells, and the BSI science team
November 22, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
A few weekends ago on a Saturday taken up by leaf-raking and backyard soccer with my three-year old, I heard the sweet tinkling calls of my first American Tree Sparrows of the fall. Later, I tracked...
October 20, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Yesterday morning I came downstairs to the kitchen and, before breakfast, I checked the laptop computer I had left running on my kitchen table. The computer was hooked up to a microphone I had built...
September 30, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Sept. 30, 2005 My friend Will had predicted that today would be a major hawk migration day. Of course, he meant down on the coast at his favorite hawk-watching spot not 30 miles inland here along the...
September 23, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
September 23, 2006 - Hallowell, Maine A few nights ago, a river of birds streamed over my head, over my little town in Maine, over Portland, and Boston and New York. I stood out on my porch in the...
August 21, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Thursday evening, Aug. 18
August 21, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
Thursday, Aug. 18, Norman Wells A peek through the window shades when the alarm beeps at six confirms yesterday's forecast--rain, wind, and a low, gray cloud ceiling that hides the mountains. At...
August 19, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
My father-in-law picked up the phone when I called home to my wife from the Mackenzie Hotel in Norman Wells. "What does it look like?" he asked before handing the phone over to my wife. Trying to...
August 18, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
August 16, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells
We arrived in Deline--a community of 600 mainly Dene people along the shores of Great Bear Lake--late yesterday afternoon after a 90 minute flight north from Yellowknife. For about an hour we flew...
August 15, 2005 | Dr. Jeff Wells

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