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By adamg - 11/19/20 - 9:45 pm
Redpolls at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen reports a recent major burst of bird activity, or irruption, along the Charles River at Millennium Park as herds of birds, such as these redpolls, along with winter finches, evening grosbeaks and red crossbills from up north head south in search of food.

It’s really a sight to see at dusk at MP red-wing blackbirds and cowbirds also join in. Surely where Whoever wrote The Birds got their inspiration.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 11:04 am
Busted up chair in Millennium Park

A few months ago, somebody hauled a dining-room chair to a quiet, hidden spot on the Charles River in Millennium Park in West Roxbury, where people who stumbled across it would spend some time taking in the vista. Emily the roving UHub photographer came upon the chair a couple days ago and found it's no longer usable. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/20 - 9:51 am
Bluebird at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen spotted a male bluebird seemingly lost in thought at Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 10/25/20 - 7:03 pm
Jumping buck

Mary Ellen reports she, her husband and their faithful companion, Jax, were headed up the hill at Millennium Park in West Roxbury this afternoon when Jax barked, alerting them to the buck that was also on the hillside, but moving by leaps and bounds, well, leaps at least. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/20 - 11:35 am

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint about the loose dogs at Millennium Park in West Roxbury: Read more.

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By adamg - 10/11/20 - 5:28 pm
Spooky birds in the muck at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen spotted a pair of rusty blackbirds looking more like evil mudbirds down in the muck along the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 10/10/20 - 9:35 pm
Reddish orange leaves at Millennium Pak

Some leaves along the path by the Charles River in Millennium Park this afternoon.

By adamg - 10/1/20 - 10:15 am
Coyotes in the mist

Mary Ellen watched a pair of coyotes cross the drought-lowered Charles River from Cutler Park on the Dedham/Needham line over to Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning.

By adamg - 9/30/20 - 2:35 pm
Merlin and Jays at Millennium Park

The other day, Mary Ellen was down at Millennium Park in West Roxbury, when she saw a merlin and some blue jays. And then more jays. Eventually, about eight of the screaming birds surrounded the raptor and chased it away. And then they followed it and chased it away again. And again. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/20 - 10:25 pm
Orange tree at Millennium Park

One tree at the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury wasn't wasting any time getting ready for fall today.

By adamg - 9/19/20 - 12:46 pm
Yellow-throated vireo at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen spotted this yellow-throated vireo at Millennium Park in West Roxbury the other day, reports they're not a common visitor there - possibly because they prefer they tend to prefer bug foraging in the canopies of large forests.

By adamg - 9/14/20 - 4:59 pm
Chair in Millennium Park at the Charles River

Somebody brought a chair down to the banks of the Charles River in Millennium Park in West Roxbury and then left it there.

I used it this afternoon to watch a great blue heron on the Dedham side of the river - wanted to be ready should it just stop standing there and fly. It finally did - all of 20 feet upriver, where it then proceeded to just stand there again. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/20 - 10:34 am
Sora

On a walk along the Charles River at Millennium Park yesterday, Mary Ellen spotted a sora, a marsh bird that is more commonly heard than seen.

By adamg - 9/4/20 - 9:34 pm
A deer in the early evening

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted this deer in the brush at Millennium Park in West Roxbury early this evening.

By adamg - 8/30/20 - 7:12 pm
Kite above Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Mary Ellen captured a kite doing some barrel rolls today over Millennium Park in West Roxbury, which, if you haven't been, is a great place to fly a kite.

By adamg - 8/25/20 - 10:17 am
Raised tires

On her morning walks through Millennium Park in West Roxbury, Mary Ellen usually looks for birds and other interesting creatures, but of late, she's noticed that somebody's been digging up manmade stuff from the mud along the Charles River edge of what was the Gardner Street Landfill until the 1990s. Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/20 - 5:51 pm
Storm moving in over Jamaica Plain

Evan Stark captured the storm moving in over Jamaica Plain, just before the skies opened up this afternoon:

Emily Murphy, meanwhile, looked out over downtown Boston around 4:45 p.m.: Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/20 - 12:38 pm
Semipalmated plover

Mary Ellen spotted this semipalmated plover, looking like it wanted to be left alone as it gets ready for its daily ablutions in the Charles River at Millennium Park in West Roxbury yesterday.

By adamg - 8/7/20 - 9:07 am
Deer in the Charles River

Mary Ellen captured a deer family wading into the low waters of the Charles River between Millennium and Cutler parks this morning.

By adamg - 8/3/20 - 9:17 pm
On the Charles River between Boston and Dedham

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen watched a guy seeming to walk on water on the Charles River at Millennium Park today.

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