Passerella iliacaA couple of the eight Fox Sparrows (Passerella iliaca) I ran into recently. That’s a lot for me. Usually I just seen one or two or a time. Passerella iliacaThese birds nest in the north, that north so radically changing now, in Newfoundland, and upper Quebec, and further west right into Alaska. This is the south they’ve migrated to for winter.


Agents of the petroleum industry are about to take over the government, rather more so than usual. They will lie, deny, and destroy evidence, but the planet continues to warm at an alarming rate. They can’t change that. They can make it worse, though, and leave us even more unprepared.

Read this visceral piece on a veterinary pathologist working on the front lines of the Arctic, where the Earth’s fever is most extreme

2 Responses to “Fevers”

  1. 1 Paul Lamb January 10, 2017 at 5:48 am

    I guess that’s some kind of dried berry the lower sparrow has in its beak.

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