Outside My Window: a Bird Watcher's View of the Worldwith Kate St. John
WQED's computer guru Kate St. John is also an avid birder . . . and blogger!
Since He's Been Gone - (posted: 06/18/2013)
Since Silver Boy's death his parents have changed gears. They're courting again. In all my previous experience Dorothy and E2 have always had other young to feed and teach after the death of a juvenile. Dorothy would mourn for a day while E2... more
Doppler Effect - (posted: 06/17/2013)
We all recognize the Doppler effect when an ambulance siren rises in pitch as it speeds toward us then drops as it recedes. (Click here for a car horn example.) Here's a bird that uses that sound effect. American avocets have many techniqu... more
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