Jim Gilbert

Temperature has a great deal to do with the way a cricket behaves, just as it does with other insects.  The snowy tree cricket, a relative of the black field cricket, is also called the temperature cricket because it is a rather accurate thermometer.  This cricket chirps more times per minute when it is warm […]

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Nature Notes By Jim Gilbert Anytime after mid-August and into early September, naturalists and birders are aware that it’s nighthawk migrating time.  In afternoons and early evenings, flocks of these blue jay-size, dark-colored birds with long pointed, white patched wings can be seen gliding, diving, and circling, feeding on insects in the air and definitely […]

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