Nature Sounds

It is always good to listen to nature. We live in a world full of noise and volume.

This part of the site is to experiment with ambient sound.

Recently I have been having a lot of fun with Merlin (,

a tremendous bird application where you can explore and identify birds.

Falling asleep to birds along the Kickapoo river

  • July 6, 2021,
  • By Paul Lyons

The Pelican Cafe pays tribute to our inland river comrades. As pelicans we are in awe of your many songs. While many of your beaks appear completely useless and are far too small for even small fish, we commend your melodious nature and ability to eat large quantities of bugs.