Archive for the Birding Patterson Park Tag


Yesterday, we did what we always do:  Took a long walk in the park and went to the playground. Before I get to the point of this story I just want to mention I was THRILLED to see that the Spot-A-Pots are back in the Park.  A sign of spring as sure as the Eastern Phoebes, Golden Crowned Kinglets, and
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Just Another Walk in the Park (Reluctant Mother Style)

We all know I adore Patterson Park.  I like to think of it as my gigantic backyard.  A backyard I never have to mow, weed, or otherwise maintain.  The playground is nice.  The birding is very respectable, especially for an urban environment.  During workday hours, the place feels nearly empty. . .but over the last 21 months of nearly daily
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Friday Funny: Excuse Me?

The other day I was in the Park with Mac.  We were at the Boat Lake.  I was stalking a previously reported Gadwall.  Fortunately for me, there was another Mother and her son there feeding the ducks.  This was a good diversion for Mac while I screwed around examining all the ducks. The boy might have been three or four.
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