But make no mistake: the weeds will win: nature bats last.

— Robert Pyle

The most jaw-dropping Robert Pyle quotes that will activate your desire to change

You can see that there is scarcely an observable fact unworthy of mention in your notes, and yet you could easily spend more time scribbling than watching, and that would defeat the purpose. So be selective, don't be compulsive, and enjoy your note-taking.


What is the extinction of a condor to a child who has never seen a wren?


Along with rising and falling water, winter is the province of wind.

When the sea-breath and mountain-roar bend the hemlocks of these hills, the birds hang on as best they can.