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After looking over this collection, I have discovered that birds have indeed taken over my view of the world around me.  For some of you that read my posts, there is always some sort of reference to a bird, a flock of some, or even just the sound they make. 631 more words

The Score Sunday - Breaking down the Mallards playoff series with Allen

The Mallards are playing in the CHL semi-finals for the first time in franchise history.  It’s the first time since 2003 that the Mallards have advanced in the playoffs.  65 more words



The Rook is smart enough to play chess, not simply be the name for four pieces on the board. At Audley End, a grand manor house in the Stuart tradition in Essex, I got a chance to watch them in action on the lush lawn. 164 more words


Mallards save their best for last

After a scoreless 1st period, the Mallards strike 1st in game 7 with 2nd period goals from Jordan Mayer and Thomas Frazee.   Quad City would add a late goal to earn a 3-1 win and take the series 4 games to 3.  27 more words


For today, an Anacreontic poem. An English Anacreontic poem is a lyrical poem composed of rhyming couplets with seven to eight syllables per line:


Mallards seek early knockout in Game 6

The Mallards are 1 victory away from a long await playoff series win, but they’ll have to get it on the road.   Quad City will look for the clincher Tuesday night in Rapid City and are eager for a fast start.  32 more words


City Slickers

We were off to the city for the weekend and there was not much time for birding. However we did see quite a few Long-tailed Ducks, Gulls, Mallards and Comorants near the airport ferry in Toronto Harbour. 28 more words