winter in the bluffs

Winter Hibernation: Living Through the Cold

February 6, 2008 clifftop CliffNotes

Our bluff lands, in winter,  take on a stripped-down, emptied-out aspect.  The trees, now shorn of all but the most stubbornly clinging dried remnants of last-year’s lush growth, stand as mute skeletons to the winter winds.   Most birds, no longer defending breeding territories with loud song, offer only soft location calls as they forage for […]


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