Bird bits: Pacific wren - a loud-mouthed, stubby, brown bird

In actuality, the Pacific wren is a tiny, deliciously vocal...tint of the feathers. Winter wrens, as these were once called...difference that split winter wrens in North America into a western...eastern songster became the winter wren and our western wren became...
Greinier, Wren to wed

Michele A. (Rowe) Greinier and Douglas A. Wren, both of Juneau, will be married at 2 p.m. Saturday, May...Sundby, the late Clarence Bailey Jr., and the late Robert J. Wren. He is a longtime auto technician at Mike's Airport Express...
On the Trails: Finding noise in the 'Quiet'

...leaf litter as Steller's jays bury nuts or search for previous stashes;? fluttering leaves as a wren flits through the shrubs, and the wren's quiet little notes used to keep in contact with others;? creaking of tree trunks in the wind...
Winter wrens sing by Windfall Lake

...vibrates with the effort. The wrens commonly nest in cavities in...nest for a while longer. The wren family we observed (rather...scolded us roundly. Winter wrens are sometimes monogamous and...more common. This species of wren breeds all across northern North...
Dow drops 358 points after China fears spur global sell-off

...drop as likely because we crossed the 200-day moving average, and that's causing us to have further selling," said Scott Wren, chief global equity strategist at the Wells Fargo Investment Institute.Media stocks were hit particularly hard. Walt Disney...
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Mildred Post Boesser

...was pure peace, her hand in Mark's, daughters all at her bedside. When her breathing slowed and gently stopped at dawn, a wren outside her open window broke into lilting song and gave the concert of its tiny life to those left behind. Mildred once shared...
On the Trails: Skunk cabbage and its sex change abilities

...on the Outer Point and Rainforest trails on north Douglas was enlivened by the songs of ruby-crowned kinglets and Pacific wrens - such big voices from such little birds! Several bumblebees circled our heads, even though we don't look much like blueberry...
FYI for the week of June 8, 2014

...daughter, Sadie Rae LaVigne, weighing 7 lbs. 11 oz., to Rachael LaVigne and Dennis LaVigne. ? On May 30, 2014, a daughter, Wren Adley Mesdag, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz., to Meta Mesdag and Alec Mesdag. ? On May 30, 2014, a daughter, Ysabella Marie Doctolero...
In the Stacks: New young adult books

...derring-do ought to pick up this first in a trilogy novel in which Wren, a "shiner", begins to pick apart her world in the hope of...are wondering whether the world above them is still on fire. Wren urgently wants to escape her world's caste system, and suspects...
Bird Bits: Who is that masked bird? spot these birds, focus on a patch of wriggling leaves, and keen eyes may glimpse a streamlined bird, tail cocked like a wren and dappled in the color of sunlight through leaves. They hop more than walk on the ground and shuffle sideways along branches...


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