British Invasion (Part I)

. It seems to happen once each century. In 1775 the Redcoats showed up in Boston, the Beatles made a big splash about 200 years later in 1964, and in the sweet-spot in-between the House Sparrows (Passer domestics) arrived. . It’s difficult to believe, given current controversies and political grandstanding, but for a long time America …

Barnstormers (reprint from June 2012)

next-door nature, urban wildlife, suburban wildlife, barn swallows

. WITNESS astounding tricks of precision flying! THRILL to the sight of daring aerial capers! Come one, come ALL! The FLYING CIRCUS is winging its way to a backyard near YOU!!   Critics are raving about this summer’s must-see event. Word to the wise, though—in addition to a lawn chair you’ll definitely want to bring some binoculars. …