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Lost in space

By UrbanAnthropod, December 23, 2011 6:22 pm
Female Rufous hummingbird in action

Female Rufous hummingbird in action

For a few weeks, there had been some buzz about a hummingbird outside the American Museum of Natural History – Rose Center for Earth and Space. This was very surprising and I had heard about her during a cold snap. I was off watching a Cooper’s Hawk in the ramble when someone walked by and …

You know it’s winter

By UrbanAnthropod, December 19, 2011 6:29 pm
Cooper

Cooper

The leaves have fallen and the air is crisp. The xanthophyll tinged trees are dull and grey. Most importantly, the wintering raptors are here in full force. My favorite aspect of walking through the Ramble in the park this time of year is seeing the transient hawks. Juvenile red-tails can be found well within Pale …

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