Red (white and blue) carpet for migrant birds

They’re forest beacons, glowing come-hithers to migrant birds. These gene catapults, each carrying a plant’s hope for another generation, are ripening this week in Sewanee and across the eastern US. Not coincidentally, thrushes and other south-bound birds are also on the move (see BirdCast for the feathered forecast near you).

Some fruits from the woods near Sewanee:

 

One thought on “Red (white and blue) carpet for migrant birds

  1. mickiebond

    Thanks for putting your hand behind the berries. Those are all new to me and it helps to get a size comparison.

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