By Heather Wolf
The Brooklyn Bridge as soon as overshadowed a decaying commercial waterfront, yet at the present time it issues how one can a brand new eco-friendly oasis: Brooklyn Bridge Park. while avid birder Heather Wolf moved from tropical Florida to a close-by condominium, she questioned what percentage species she may possibly see there, and shortly got here to a shocking awareness: not just is the park jam-packed with an miraculous number of birds, however the demanding situations that include city birding cause them to much more fun—and rewarding—to find.
digicam in hand, Heather has captured rankings of memorable scenes—a ecu starling pokes its head out of a gap in a snack store, a marsh wren straddles branches, universal grackle nestlings clamor for nutrition above the basketball courts—in greater than one hundred fifty attractive pictures that would front birders and chicken fans, anyplace their neighborhood patch might be. From the familiar-but-striking bufflehead duck to the elusive mourning warbler, each species involves existence at the web page, foraging, nesting, and hovering within the slice of town the place they’ve made themselves at domestic. observe the exciting experience of birding within the nice outdoors—in the guts of Brooklyn.
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