Monthly Archives: February 2015

LOOK UP! Kool sky event.

SEE THIS SKY EVENT EVEN IN CHICAGO.Venus, the thin crescent Moon, and a little Mars form a tight bunch in the west-southwest during and after dusk as shown below. On February 20, they fit in a circle just 2 degrees across at the times of dusk with the Moon below. On February 21, they fit…
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Great Backyard Bird Count

Great Backyard Bird CountFebruary 13—16, 2015The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a fun, free, family-friendly activity to engage experienced birders in citizen science, and the perfect opportunity to introduce new people to birdwatching. Participating in the count is as simple as counting birds for as few as 15 minutes on one or more days…
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Winter Reveal! Look Who Was Living Here!

When the leaves drop I am always AMAZED at who was living so close to me and I didn't EVEN know it. Take a look...A Bald-Faced Hornet nest in the parking lot.Robin Nest Made of Mud, Grass and SticksRed Winged Black Bird Nest in MarshBird Nest Made of Small Sticks in Marsh-Bird Unknown Muskrat Home on…
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