In praise of early morning song

Have you ever heard the dawn chorus? It’s one of the most beautiful sounds found in nature and one that can be appreciated anywhere in the world where birds sing. The dawn chorus is the mix of high and low notes, trills, and whistles you hear from the birds each morning as the sun rises. […]

The call of a small, green-brown wild

After work the other night, I took a walk by the ponds down at Bluffer’s Park near the lake. The strident chorus of sounds coming from the area was mesmerizing. I looked around the pond and knelt down by the water and saw several toads swimming around, chasing each other, some mating, and some just […]