• Best Bird of the Weekend

    9 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    No time of year highlights the inadequacy of the calendar to describe seasons as much as this particular period in the upper latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere. We humans, being the environmental cue-driven, chronologically constrained creatures that we are, look out a frost-rimed window at a wasteland of ice and snow and think, “I cannot WAIT for winter to end.” Yet, response-driven creatures like birds look past little things like blizzards to appreciate how much later the sun sets each day. I'm starting to observe behavior that suggests either that some critters think spring is much...
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