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LIST of TOPICS for 2020
(Our 21st Year of "This Week"!)

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Brown-headed Nuthatches (above) were far more common
at Hilton Pond before a neighboring farmer clear-cut
a 60-acre Loblolly Pine forest.

(Photo above from the 1-31 Jan 2020 "This Week at Hilton Pond")

Listed below, by date, are nature topics covered in each installment of "This Week at Hilton Pond" for 2020. Click on the date to go to a specific weekly account. You can also use the on-site Search Engine to locate a particular topic. (Also available at top of this page to right of the logo.)

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January 2020

  • 01-31--#710--Some January Bird Info, Plus Something More Than Meets The Eye

February 2020

  • 01-10--#711--Early February Miscellany: Mouse, Weather & Counting Birds
  • 11-21--#712--2020 Great Backyard Bird Count: Citizen Science At Work
  • 22-29--#713--A Trio Of Winter Woodpeckers

March 2020

  • 01-10--#714--A Surprising Late Winter Wildflower
  • 11-21--#715--What? ANOTHER New Late Winter Wildflower?
  • 22-31--#716--Hooting Owls, A Hummer's Return, And Spring Things

April 2020

  • 01-10--#717--Big Bird Week At Hilton Pond
  • 11-15--#718--BOOM! Devastation And Survival At Hilton Pond
  • 16-30--#719--Birds Of Late April 2020

May 2020

  • 01-15--#720--Birds Of early May 2020
  • 16-22--#721--May Nature Notes And Another Fallen Tree
  • 23-31--#722--Another Damaging Spring Wimdstorm, With Bonus Effect

June 2020

  • 01-30--#723--June? Slow Nature Month? Not Really . . .

July 2020

  • 01-15--#724--Sounds Of Summer: A Cacophony Of Frogs (Plus a Kentucky Visitor)
  • 16-31--#725--Passionflower, 3,000 Cardinals, A Mystery Bird, And Yet Another Treefall

August 2020

  • 01-15--#726--Dog Days Of August: Faster Than You Think
  • 16-31--#727--Late Summer Breeding Birds And (Maybe) Early Fall Migrants

September 2020

  • 01-04--#728--Up With Buttonweed, Down With Lawns!
  • 05-15--#729--Fall Migration Begins While Hummingbirds Arrive In Droves And Persimmons Ripen!
  • 16-30--#730--A Striking Butterfly, Plus Fall Flutterbies (Of Migrant Birds)

October 2020

  • 01-31--#731--That’s A LOT of Birds (And Other Nature Stuff)

November 2020

  • 01-15--#732--An Irruption--And Sudden Departure--Of Pine Siskins (And Purple Finches)
  • 16-30--#733--Bird Lister's Dilemma: Count It, Or Not?

December 2020

  • 01-15--#734--Winter Hawks: The BBJs (Big Brown Jobbers)
  • 16-30--#735--30th Annual York-Rock Hill (SC) Christmas Bird Count
  • 31--#736--2020 Bird Banding Summary: Good Numbers, Great Diversity

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