Jim Williams has been watching birds and writing about their antics since before "Gilligan's Island" went into reruns. Join him for his unique insights, his everyday adventures and an open conversation about the birds in your back yard and beyond.

Posts about Weather

Watch the wind, check the eagles

Posted by: Jim Williams Updated: April 4, 2012 - 7:32 PM

 Two Google scientists, working with hourly information from the National Weather Service, have created a fascinating map of the wind in the U.S. It’s called, simply, Wind Map. It’s worth a look. The always-moving, weaving wisps and howls of wind are mesmerizing.

Web address is http://hint.fm/wind/

Bald Eagles have hatched in Decorah, Iowa. This is the nest that has been on live TV for several weeks. The chicks hatched about a week ago. The chicks can be seen under or around the mom. The nest is a bit of a mess, fish and fish pieces here and there. It'll get worse as the chicks grow. The web address is http://www.ustream.tv/decoraheagles

 

 

 

 

      

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