LIST of TOPICS for 2007

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Front view of a Barred Owl skull (1-7 Jan 2007)

Listed below, by date, are nature topics covered in each installment of "This Week at Hilton Pond" for 2007. Click on the date to go to a specific weekly account. You can also use the on-site Search Engine to locate a particular topic.

Each installment includes a list of birds banded that week--usually with stunning color photos--as well as any notable recaptures of banded birds.

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January 2007

  • 01-07--#343--The Natural Calendar
  • 08-14--#344--Animal Skulls: Your Head Bone Connected To Your Neck Bone . . . .
  • 15-21--#345--Hummingbird Skull & Skeleton
  • 22-31--#346--Midwinter Window Birds

February 2007

  • 01-07--#347--Shade-grown Coffee: Doing It The "Right Way" (Finca Cristina)
  • 08-14--#348--Hummigbird Banding In Costa Rica: The "Lucky Sevens" (2007)
  • 15-28--#349--Yellow-bellied Sap-lapper (Sapsucker)

March 2007

  • 01-07--#350--Studying Southern Flying Squirrels
  • 08-14--#351--Window Strike: A Study In Black And White (Mourning Dove)
  • 15-21--#352--Signs Of Spring 2007
  • 22-31--#353--Yellowbelly Sliders Revisited

April 2007

  • 01-09--#354--Record Cold And Spring's Sweet Smell Of . . . Death (Frostbitten Leaves)
  • 10-21--#355--Brown-headed Cowbird: The "Black Vagabond"
  • 22-30--#356--A Swarm Of . . . Termiteroaches?

May 2007

  • 01-07--#357--New River Birding & Nature Festival (West Virginia)
  • 08-21--#358--Like Nature? Don't Cut Your Grass
  • 22-31--#359--Return Of The Ruby-throats, 2007

June 2007

  • 01-14--#360--June Is Bustin' Out TWICE Over
  • 15-21--#361--Orchard Oriole
  • 22-30--#362--Views Of A Buttonbush, And Pollinators, Too

July 2007

  • 01-07--#363--Lions And Tigres And Bears? Oh, No! It's Aphids And Larvae And Ants
  • 08-14--#364--See Like A Hummingbird (Trumpet Creeper Flowers)
  • 15-21--#365--Water, Water Everywhere: Sampling Water Quality At Hilton Pond
  • 22-31--#366--Full Buck Moon (And Other July Delights)

August 2007

  • 01-07--#367--The Artsy Side Of Insect Damage
  • 08-21--#368--Dog Days Of August 2007
  • 22-31--#369--Dog-day Cicadas Revisited

September 2007

  • 01-07--#370--Hummingbird Predators (Robber Flies)
  • 08-14--#371--Cat Tale (Scalloped Sack-bearer Larva)
  • 15-21--#372--Common Ragweed: The Stealthy Sneezemaker
  • 22-30--#373--Spot-breasted Thrushes

October 2007

  • 01-07--#374--Autumnal Delights
  • 08-14--#375--Ode To Goldenrod (2007 Edition)
  • 15-21--#376--Bye-Bye, Hummingbirds. 2007 Was A Very Good Year (Annual Ruby-throated Hummingbird Banding Totals)
  • 22-31--#377--White Hummingbirds: Albinos Abd Leucistos

November 2007

  • 01-07--#378--Final Fall Fling: Butterbutts To Mantids (Miscellaneous Plants & Animals)
  • 08-14--#379--Perdita's Home . . . Again! (Rufous Hummingbird Return)
  • 15-21--#380--Nuts About Nuthatches
  • 22-30--#381--The Importance Of Water

December 2007

  • 01-07--#382--50,000 . . . And Counting: Why We Band Birds
  • 08-21--#383--A Southern Northern Saw-whet Owl
  • 22-28--#384--17th Annual York/Rock Hill Christmas Bird Count (2007)
  • 29-31--#385--2007 Bird Banding Totals; Striking Gold

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