The Feather Report – Spring Serenade

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Photos by Carl Pascoe & Rachel A. Powless Native Territories Avian Research Project Big Dreams Small Wonders By Carl Pascoe Feather Reporter Warming weather invites you to go outside, offering opportunities to appreciate the annual spring serenade of bird songs surrounding you. It has the power to expand your awareness far beyond the thoughts and mental clutter constantly overwhelming us. The simple act of closing your eyes and hearing the constantly changing sounds saturating the air can closely connect you to the natural world. Many songbirds sing starting before sunrise so if you are early to awaken you can be treated to what we call the “Dawn Song” filling the air. Others may sing at any time during breeding season. You can recognize someone close to you by the sound…

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