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Caleb Crain
An occasional newsletter from the novelist Caleb Crain
Created 25 Jan 2019
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  • Prospect Park, 11/19/2021
    19 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Red-tailed hawk Red-tailed hawk Green-winged teal and Canada goose Herring gull Ring-necked ducks Mallard Pied-billed grebe
  • Prospect Park, 11/16/2021
    17 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Wilson’s warbler (male) Wilson’s warbler (male) Wilson’s warbler (male) Pied-billed grebe Great blue heron Downy woodpecker
  • Prospect Park, 11/15/2021
    16 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Mute swan Brown creeper Great blue heron
  • Prospect Park, 11/6,10/2021
    10 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Hermit thrush Downy woodpecker Wood ducks (male) Wood duck (female) White-throated sparrow
  • Prospect Park, 11/3/2021
    03 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    American bittern I think I would be pretty terrified if I were a frog and were being looked down upon by these creepy googly flounder eyes. This American bittern has been the celebrity bird this week,...
  • Durational
    02 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    “The only thing worse than living under a totalitarian Communist regime is outliving one,”—me, reviewing the late East German writer Wolfgang Hilbig’s novel The Interim for the New York Times Book Rev...
  • Prospect Park, 10/31/2021
    31 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Redhead Ring-necked duck Winter wren Blackpoll warbler I had to walk all the way around the lake to find the pied-billed grebe, but I found it in the end, near Concert Grove. Pied-billed grebe Pied-bi...
  • Prospect Park, 10/30/2021
    31 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Black-and-white warbler Black-and-white warbler Nashville warbler Hermit thrush Hermit thrush Great blue heron Red-bellied woodpecker Blue-headed vireo Yellow-rumped warbler
  • Prospect Park, 10/28/2021
    29 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Canada geese Ruby-crowned kinglet Ruby-crowned kinglet
  • Prospect Park, 10/25/2021
    26 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Surf scoter I made a second trip to Prospect Park this morning after I read reports online that a surf scoter was on the lake. It apparently visits the park very rarely. On the scene, fellow birder Ra...
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