Tag Archive for Bird-watching

Early bird special

It’s 6:45am on a regular Wednesday morning. The giant gray silhouette of the Museum of Science and Industry is barely discernable through the early morning haze, and light is just beginning to limn the lakes of Jackson Park. A stroll along the well-manicured paths at this hour might initially reveal few signs of life besides a handful of noisy, ducks scattered across the water. But on the Clarence Darrow Bridge, a distinct human huddle beams down at the lake, energetically spying on the splashing creatures down below.