Saturday, January 26, 2013

A world-class birder's requiem

For a superb commentary on the late Rich Stallcup, see Harry Fuller's compilation at:

I had the privilege of meeting Rich twice, once when I was in high school and went to a pelagic trip out of Arcata and once when his tour group happened to arrive at Malheur NWR moments after I had found a singing Worm-eating Warbler.  He recognized its chip note from halfway across the compound.  Fly on.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

This Eugene, Oregon firm may be just what the doctor ordered for the U.S. House of Representatives.