A newsboard for reporting bird sightings, happenings & announcements,miscellany in north Brooklyn and the 3 main central north Brooklyn green regions : historic Prospect Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden & north half of Kings County, & Greenwood Cemetery.A service for Brooklyn birders and visitors. Also note: Conservation issues & posts.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Why August is called the dog days....
Why is August called the Dog days of summer ? ( a few seconds to guess)
because its when Sirius, the "dog star" of Canis Major (Orion's puppy) breaks the eastern horizon when it rises this month.