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Infrequent fliers: The ones that almost flew away

With skin, like cherry cake cream
I never once tasted as a child,
with eyes so warm it sets fire
to the shirt pockets in mine;
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Magellanic Oystercatcher, Haematopus leucopodus, Pali Aike NP, Magallanes, Patagonia, Chile

Tail cocked in an alert posture, a Magellanic Oystercatcher, Haematopus leucopodus guards over its breeding territory in the middle of the patagonian steppe of Pali Aike National Park in Magallanes, Chile, a Guanaco in the background. 32 more words

Nature Photography

World of birds: Sightings of rare breeds on the rise in Ottawa-Gatineau

Though we are only half way through the fall migration, it’s been one of the most exciting seasons I’ve ever experienced in the Ottawa-Gatineau district. 912 more words

Ottawa River

Birding in the New England Highlands - Part 2

Having arrived at Glen Innes the Celtic town on the New England Highlands, and settled in out boutique B&B accommodation The Glass House 1,380 more words

The feeling of being watched...

As I got going down the farm road I saw another bird, but it was back-lit and although I knew it was a Grey-headed sparrow, not a regular sighting, although they are pretty common in these areas. 180 more words


When Hummingbirds Fly Again

I like the poem I posted earlier today, a poem about a hummingbird. Yet, for most of the day, something about the poem didn’t feel right to me. 121 more words