WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY Majestic! Magnificent! Unforgettable! Those three words do a superb job of describing an Osprey’s behavior when it’s time to fish for dinner. Ospreys are amazing fish-hunting birds that are found along ocean coasts as well as the shorelines of many large lakes and wide rivers on all continents, excluding Antarctica. … Continue reading The Mighty Osprey!
WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY “Get that ‘up north’ feeling without leaving the suburbs at top-rated Stony Creek Metropark. Extending across Oakland and Macomb counties, the park’s 4,435 scenic acres abound with opportunity for outdoor recreation all year-long” (Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority). There’s so much more than an up north feeling that Stony Creek offers, but … Continue reading Mystery of Stony Creek’s Osprey Trail
Osprey’s are experiencing resurgence in Oakland County – learn more about these magnificent birds of prey!
WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY As I write these words, I’m watching about a dozen species of birds flitting about my bird feeders, seemingly unaffected by wintry blasts of cold air as the temperature once again slips into single digits in Oakland County. Other wildlife species have different winter survival pathways. Some hibernate, migrate or … Continue reading Winter Avian Action
WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY “Each year, after the midwinter blizzards, there comes a night of thaw when the tinkle of dripping water is heard in the land. It brings strange stirrings, not only to creatures abed for the night, but to some who have been asleep for the winter. The hibernation skunk, curled up in … Continue reading A New Year of Nature’s Way — 2022 Almanac