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Thrush Hill Music recital scheduled for April 18 and 19

Thrush Hill Music presents a "Trios and Soliloquies" recital at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 18, and Saturday, April 19, at Resurrection...
On Writing: The existential keyboard

I hear the trill of a thrush in the woods across the river. The dogs hear it...morning, the dogs and I, and this is the first thrush we've heard this year. By next weekend the thrushes will be in full voice. Spring comes on. The waters...
USFS invites public to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day; bird walks begin

...habitat, the Tongass is a destination for temperate rainforest songbirds. Locally, most small-sized birds like warblers, thrushes, and hummingbirds are migratory, returning to Alaska to make their nests.Saturday's event is an opportunity to see these...
Tutunov to give recital, lead classes in Juneau

Thrush Hill Music Studio will host a piano concert, lessons and a master class with...Northern Light Church. Tickets are $25/$18 and are available through Thrush Hill, will be offered June...
On the Trails: April - the cruelest month

...fruit and disperse the seeds. Geese are generally known as grazers, so this is an added ecological role, shared with bears, thrushes, and some other songbirds.? A burrow under some tree roots in the sediment bank at the edge of the river had been occupied...
Perambulations in June

...the late-arriving Swainson's thrushes are here, sounding off with their distinctive rising notes. Hermit thrushes have been here for a while, but they're...eggshells on the ground). A few varied thrushes and ruby-crowned kinglets could...
Who was that masked bird?

...and tail, along with the color, I can narrow it down to a sparrow or one of the littler thrushes. The white on its head is the giveaway though. Thrushes don't have white on top of their heads, so I deducted my furtive fugitive was a white-crowned...
Photo: Eating like a bird

An adolescent varied thrush makes a quick meal of red berries from an elderberry tree in Douglas on Sunday.
A flood of crocus

The song of the varied thrush rings out in the still bare woods. It is the first crack in the winter wall, and like a rush of pent up emotion, the spring...
On the Trails: As winter falls away, bears, hooters, mountain goats appear again

...perhaps we are just a tad over-eager.There are, in fact, a few signs that the new season is upon us. The flocks of varied thrushes that fossicked about on the beach fringes have dispersed, and we now hear the familiar song from many points in the forest...


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