This monthly feature highlights 3 blog posts from the past month that exemplify the Zen nature lessons of Attention, Acceptance, and Responsibility. I encourage you to take a moment to enjoy these thoughtful posts.
Chris Petrak of Tails of Birding writes his blog from southeastern Vermont. His post "Delighting in the Common Goldfinch" shares the joy he experiences when observing this "common bird". As Chris states, "Yes, the goldfinch is a common bird. But it is also a bird which delights the eye and ear during every season of the year."
"Osprey Pushed Off Nest!" is a fantastic photo-blogumentary posted on the Nature Tales and Camera Trails blog out of New Brunswick, Canada.
Nature is not always easy. Nature is not always nice. Things happen in nature because they work and this series of photos proves that.
Wind power is an attractive energy alternative to fossil fuels. But as wind turbines go up, we know birds, especially raptors, come down, killed as they try to pass the massive structures. Cornell's blog Round Robin shares some of the ongoing research to minimize bird mortality in their post called "...Can We have Wind Power and Birds, Too?"