Oscar’s
Lessons

ILLUSTRATIONS BY JEAN ROSOW

Why birds migrate?

Why birds migrate?

The Osprey is a long distance migrant. Most winter well south of the Mexico border in Central American …

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Finding Ospreys

Finding Ospreys

Ospreys are a very cosmopolitan species (Pandion haliaetus). That means that they are found in most …

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Word-Plays

Word-Plays

I’ve always been intrigued by plays on words and colloquialisms and have included some bird-related …

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John James Audubon

John James Audubon

I recently wrote about a bird sanctuary near San Antonio, TX, called the Mitchell lake Wildlife Refuge …

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Children’s Books

Children’s Books

I first became really interested in children’s books working in a library while I was in high school and …

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Bird Brains

Bird Brains

I’ve always found birds to be fascinating, not simply because of their number and variety, but because …

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Oscar’s Fears

Oscar’s Fears

While surfing the internet I ran across an individual who searched the web to find out what the most …

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Smart Birds

Smart Birds

In my April blog entry, I mentioned the incredible discoveries that are taking place in understanding the …

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Life Lessons

Life Lessons

It seems to me that everyone has emotional and/or physical hurdles to deal with. At one time for me, it was …

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Oscar the Osprey

Oscar the Osprey

The idea for the story came to me before I determined what kind of bird he was, or for that matter …

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Osprey Habitats

Osprey Habitats

Ospreys are seemingly ubiquitous today since they are found in so many locations around the world. …

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Bird Watching Spots

Bird Watching Spots

In a previous lesson, I covered those special places in the United States that are considered the best birding spots …

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Bird Symbolism

Bird Symbolism

I’m guessing that from almost the beginning of human-time birds symbolized various elements of human …

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Birding Destinations

Birding Destinations

Where are the special spots in our country for seeing an abundance of bird species in beautiful locales that are …

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Jenny Lake

Jenny Lake

The site for Oscar’s story is Jenny Lake is a real place. Jenny Lake is located in the Grand Teton National Park …

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