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The High School Hawk Mascot

By UrbanAnthropod, January 29, 2011 8:57 pm
North Edison Red Tailed Hawk

North Edison Red Tailed Hawk

Growing up in the suburbs, I was prone to seeing a lot of common wildlife. Squirrels, groundhogs, geese and rabbits were quite abundant. In more recent years when I’ve returned, I’d run into a lot more deer, the occasional wild turkey and foxes!

Leave it to the City of Light(bulb) to suddenly have such diversity. In …

The great one

By UrbanAnthropod, January 23, 2011 11:52 am
Eyeing a rat

Eyeing a rat

I remember the big hubub around 2004. I’d walk through the park near Conservatory Water and I’d see a bunch of people demonstrating. All the noise was about the removal of Pale Male’s nest. While I was able to cathc a glimpse of him through someone else’s spotting scope, I’d never seen him up close. …

I am not a birder, but…

By UrbanAnthropod, January 13, 2011 12:11 pm
Cooper

Cooper

I am not a birder. I am also not a photographer. I correct people all the time. I take pictures. I am not a photographer. There’s an important distinction. While I am an enthusiast, I’m not that great. I do take the occasional good one. And I can get artistic. But for the most part, …

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