Tag Archives: birds

Goodbye, sweet bird

The Mississippi Kite would not eat. He was injured but reasonably calm, a probable car hit. He had been brought in to the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia in order to be rehabilitated. Not native to northern Virginia, Mississippi Kites are … Continue reading

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Birds Matter

A beloved pet bird of mine died today, plus February is National Feed the Birds month, so I’m going to write on my favorite books on birds. Flyaway: How a Wild Bird Rehabber Sought Adventure and Found Her Wings by … Continue reading

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Favorite YA Novels of 2011: Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt

Doug Swieteck is 14 and doesn’t have a lot going for him. First of all, his own dad and his own brother steal from him: stuff like a baseball cap signed by a famous baseball player, his delivery route paychecks, … Continue reading

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