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The Many Angles of the Northern Saw-Whet Owl

During the Arts of Birding camp session on Hog Island this week there was an opportunity to learn more about the life history of certain birds of prey including a golden eagle and this dainty Saw-Whet Owl. Photos Courtesy of Mary La Creta

On A Cape May Warbler Who Flew Against My Window

by Eamon Grennan She’s stopped in her southern tracks Brought haply to this hard knock When she shoots from the tall spruce And snaps her neck on the glass. From the fall grass I gather her And give her to my silent children Who give her a decent burial Under the dogwood in the garden.