Tag Archive: Wyoming

Love me like a flannel

    I want a love like my favorite flannel shirt. Soft and cozy, comfortable. Something you can wear every day, and that never goes out of style, a true classic plaid. A… Continue reading

Bird Banding Selfies

Bird Banders in the News Again! Last week we had a group from the Martin Meylin Middle School (which is located somewhere in Pennsylvania) visit the banding station. They were such a great… Continue reading

TSS on Wyoming Public Radio

A few weeks ago we had a reporter and photographer from Wyoming Public Radio come out to visit our banding station. They were gathering material for a few different pieces, both about bird… Continue reading

Hiking Up Sleeping Indian

A few weekends ago I hiked up Sheep Mountain, more commonly known as Sleeping Indian. I’ve never heard anyone call it Sheep Mountain, actually. According to Wikipedia, Sleeping Indian is 11, 239 feet above sea… Continue reading

A Hike to Taggart Lake

On Sunday last week I decided to go for a short hike. First though, I slept in til 8 a.m. (that’s super late for a bird bander, we normally wake up around 4… Continue reading

Kids (and Grownups) Say the Darndest Things

I spent last summer in Wyoming, where I was working with the Teton Science Schools to band birds. I won’t go into too much about what that entailed, but see Bird Banding With the… Continue reading

Missing Connections

This post was inspired by my recent perusings of the Missed Connections on Craigslist. If you haven’t read through them and are looking for a complete time-waster on the internet (and are over… Continue reading

Nest Searching: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Nest Searching When we’re not banding birds, we’re searching out bird nests and monitoring them. This means that, at three of our banding sites, we also look for nests. We’re targeting four species… Continue reading

Feathered Friday article

Guess who had a giant picture of their hands in the Jackson Hole News & Guide! Yes, that would be me. My hands are famous! I would even venture to say more famous… Continue reading

Cedar Waxwing

What I do while waiting for birds to fly into our mist nets– sometimes I drink coffee, sometimes I take cat naps, sometimes I write poems about birds.