- Established 1982 -

HOME: www.hiltonpond.org

LIST of TOPICS for 2013

All text & photos © Hilton Pond Center

The Blue Jay, Cyanocitta cristata, is omnivorous and at
feeders often stuffs several kernels of shell corn into its crop.

(From the 1-15 Jan 2013 installment of "This Week at Hilton Pond.")

Listed below, by date, are nature topics covered in each installment of "This Week at Hilton Pond" for 2013. 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.

To receive a free, non-fattening on-line subscription to the photo essays at "This Week at Hilton Pond," just send a note with "Subscribe" in the subject line to ThisWeek. And please tell all your friends!

If you enjoy "This Week at Hilton Pond," please help Support

Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History.

This Week at Hilton Pond
is part of the

Nature Blog Network

January 2013

  • 01-15--#561--Blue Jays, Cyanocitta cristata: Maligned But Most Important
  • 16-31--#562--A Mouse in The House: Which Peromyscus Is With Us?

February-March 2013

  • 01-12--#563--Mid-winter Miscellany: Wood Duck, Nandina, Fungi & Voles, etc.
  • 13-24--#564--Neotropical Hummingbirds 2013; Part 1: "The Nicaneers" at Montibelli, Nicaragua
  • 25 Feb-7 Mar--#565--Neotropical Hummingbirds 2013; Part 2: "The Belize Brata"
  • 8-17 Mar--#566--Neotropical Hummingbirds 2013; Part 3: "The Keystone '13" in Belize
  • 18-31 Mar--#567--Late Winter 2013 Happenings At Hilton Pond

April 2013

  • 01-14--#568--Early Spring 2013 Happenings At Hilton Pond
  • 15-28--#569--Late Spring 2013 Happenings At Hilton Pond

May 2013

  • 29 Apr-4 May--#570--A West Virginia Nature Festival & An Honorary Degree
  • 5-15 May--#571--Early May 2013: Tree Frogs, Spring Birds & Atlanta Audubon
  • 16-31 May--#572--Late May 2013: Hummer Flowers & Full Moons

June 2013

  • 1-30 Jun--#573--June 2013 At Hilton Pond: From Termite Devastation To A Geriatric Hummingbird

July 2013

  • 1-15 Jul--#574--Li'l Snakes: Sure Cure For Serpentophobia
  • 16-31 Jul--#575--Our Midsummer Day's Dream: A Deeper, Bigger Hilton Pond

August 2013

  • 1-15 Aug--#576--Hilton Pond Happenings: Early August 2013
  • 16-31 Aug--#577--West Virginia Flowers (Wild And Otherwise)--And Pollinators, Too

September 2013

  • 1-10 Sep--#578--Trees And Transients (Or, Wood And Warbler
  • 11-20 Sep--#579--September Couplets: Two Plants, Two Birds, Two Six-leggers, And A Couple Of Cryptogams
  • 21-30 Sep--#580--September Surprises: A Spider, A Dove, And A Bug

October 2013

  • 1-10 Oct--#581--Northern Flicker: An Atypical Woodpecker
  • 11-20 Oct--#582--Schweinitz's Sunflower: Endangered Species Revisited
  • 21-31 Oct--#583--Raise The Deck 'Midst Autumn Color

November 2013

  • 1-30 Nov--#584--Ujarráscals In Costa Rica: Hummingbirds Among The Chayote

December 2013

  • 1-7 Dec--#585--Wandering White-throat: A Long-lived Sparrow Meets Its Demis
  • 8-21 Dec--#586--23rd Annual York/Rock Hill (SC) Christmas Bird Count
  • 22-31 Dec--#587--2013 Bird Banding Results: Better Than Last Year, But Still Below Average

Up to Top of Page

Back to This Week Main

Back to List of Topics for 2000

Back to List of Topics for 2001

Back to List of Topics for 2002

Back to List of Topics for 2003

Back to List of Topics for 2004

Back to List of Topics for 2005

Back to List of Topics for 2006

Back to List of Topics for 2007

Back to List of Topics for 2008

Back to List of Topics for 2009

Back to List of Topics for 2010

Back to List of Topics for 2011

Back to List of Topics for 2012

Current Weather Conditions at Hilton Pond Center

If you enjoy "This Week at Hilton Pond," please help support
Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History.
It's painless, and YOU can make a difference!

(Just CLICK on a logo below or send a check if you like; see Support for address.)

Make direct donations on-line via
Network for Good:
Use your PayPal account
to make direct donations:
If you like shopping on-line please become a member of iGive, through which 800+ on-line stores from Amazon to Lands' End and even iTunes donate a percentage of your purchase price to support Hilton Pond Center . Every new member who registers with iGive and makes a purchase earns an ADDITIONAL $5 for the Center. You can even do Web searches through iGive and earn a penny per search--sometimes TWO--for the cause! Please enroll by going to the iGive Web site. It's a painless, important way for YOU to support our on-going work in conservation, education, and research. Add the iGive Toolbar to your browser and register Operation RubyThroat as your preferred charity to make it even easier to help Hilton Pond Center when you shop.

You can also
post questions for
The Piedmont Naturalist

Search Engine for
Hilton Pond Center

Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History is a non-profit research & education organization in York, South Carolina USA; phone (803) 684-5852. Directed by Dr. Bill Hilton Jr., aka The Piedmont Naturalist, it is the parent organization for Operation RubyThroat. Contents of this website--including articles and photos--may NOT be duplicated, modified, or used in any way except with the express written permission of Hilton Pond Center. All rights reserved worldwide. To obtain permission for use or for further assistance on accessing this Web site, contact the Webmaster.