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desert rain....

the storm from the other night started with only the massing of clouds that covered the stars and then the quiet flashing of lightning in the dark eastern sky… 373 more words

From Somewhere Inside

Quail Fairy Eggs!

Sometimes chickens lay what’s called a “fairy egg”…a teeny tiny little egg.  A few days ago, I discovered that quail lay fairy eggs too.

One the right, is a normal sized egg.  593 more words


Stillwater at Crittenden

Second trip here because the food was too amazing.

Chargrilled calamari stuffed with chorizo & herbs on
romesco salsa

Crispy fried quail dusted with quinoa tabouleh, red… 68 more words


Warm salad of quail, potato and avocado

Sometimes I feel like I feel like I really surpass myself in the hilariously middle class stakes. I mean, seriously, who actually eats quail? Yesterday, perusing the shelves of our fridge, looking for something to eat for lunch, I came across a leftover quail my mum had roasted a couple of days before with rosemary and lemon and garlic, and decided to make the tiny, delicate little thing into a salad. 297 more words

The abrogative referendum: (5) Strengthening democracy in Malta.

(5) Strengthening democracy in Malta.

The abrogative referendum aims to abolish spring hunting in the Maltese Islands. This is essential in order to protect birds (all birds) but in particular quail and turtledove during the mating season, the time of year when they are most vulnerable.  239 more words

Spring Hunting

San Diegutio River

My mom and I showed up on Saturday for the Buena Vista Audubon’s monthly San Diegutio River walk. I had heard from several people at the BV bird count that John is an excellent teacher and birder so we were excited to see how it varied from the BV walk in both birds and in teaching style. 268 more words