Natalie has ridden forth of late in search of Spiza americana, or Dickcissel. Here, she is being rewarded for her efforts on Elm Valley Road near Three Oaks, Michigan.

Dickcissel are common in grassy fallow fields and tallgrass prairies. We have enough fallow fields in the area this year to attract a good number of them.

In search of more Dickcissel on Flynn Road.

About charleymckelvy

Charles McKelvy lives and writes in southwest Michigan with his wife and fellow writer, Natalie McKelvy. They established the Dunery Press in 1988 in order to publish their own fiction. They continue to do so to this day. Charles McKelvy is an Eagle Scout.
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