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Black-crowned Night-Heron

The Night Heron is the most common of herons, appearing on every continent but Australasia and Antarctica.

A highly social bird, the night heron nests in large colonies. 23 more words

Nature

in pursuit of the Uganda special

Disjointed thoughts about life, passion, travel, and the pursuit of happiness crawled lethargically through D’s mind as he stood, shoulders hunched against the tempest, in the… 787 more words

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Robin Redbreast

A robin a day makes me cheery and gay!
A robin a day drives the grey skies away.
A robin a day, hip hip hooray!

Nature

Red-Throated Loon (Non breeding) and American Wigeon at Fay Bainbridge Park

The weather suddenly cleared up this afternoon, so we headed to Fay Bainbridge Park with my new camera.  The resident Bald Eagles were not home, but I was able to capture a picture of a red-throated Loon and some American Wigeons.  

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Birding

Look out below

The Forster’s Tern is a bird we often see fishing in marshes, ponds and lakes as spring returns. We see them hovering high above just out of good camera range and then they dive into the water at a velocity that is hard to capture. 40 more words

Something better

Well, talk about a complete surprise.

There we were just outside Panama City at the Ammo Dump Ponds, looking for the White-throated Crake. We easily… 523 more words

Looking left

This energetic young male Pileated Woodpecker posed just long enough for me to capture a shot of it before it flew off to another tree, possibly in search of a suitable nesting site. 56 more words

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