• Graduation Birds

    3 monthes ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Graduation ceremonies are quite long, and one weekend in December I attended my 5th such ceremony celebrating my husband's bachelor's degree from the University of Florida. Graduation is a time to reflect, celebrate achievement, look towards the future... But there's also a lot of empty wait time. So, on the morning of his Gainesville commencement ceremony, I amused myself the way any birder would: how many species could I see from the stadium?
    The flock of pigeons circling the empty sky above the field would surprise no one. Were they confused or excited by the days proceedings or hoping...
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