Via A DC Birding Blog, I learned of the Big Green Big Year (Bigby) birding project, which promotes local birdwatching, as opposed to traveling (and using loads of fuel) to spot as many bird species as possible. I decided to have a go while I was riding my Thoroughbred gelding at the ranch today, and here are the birds I spotted (and could positively identify):
We also checked on the peaches in the larger trees near the house, and they are still a bit too green to pick. However, the peaches near the machine shed are ready, and here is today’s haul, along with peppers from the garden:
Serious science post up this evening, I promise!