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Bird Sleep

Just after sunset, with fading light and falling temperature, wave after wave of Canada Geese circled our cove and gracefully landed.  They joined a raucous flock of geese, perhaps 500 or more, apparently judging the cove to be a safe haven for the night.   889 more words

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Return of Bird of the Week: Laughing Falcon

If the Great Black Hawk has a lame name, the Laughing Falcon’s is dead on. The call sounds a lot like demented laughter, and is a signature sound of the Neotropics. 280 more words

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What Rain?

It rained and it rained and it rained but this Gull just took it it in stride perched on a magnificent weathered log along the Northern California Coast.

Project 366 - Post No. 293 - Where to bird in -30 °C?

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As the cold keeps its bitterly grip on all of Alberta I have not been able to do any birding at all for over a week now. 240 more words

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Cassowary Country

Southern Cassowary – one of five seen at Etty Bay

I don’t recall looking for Cassowary on our first visit to Cairns and the Atherton Tablelands – we certainly didn’t see one. 176 more words

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Birding Koke'e State Park

It’s pronounced “ko-kay-ay.” It’s a state park at the headwaters of the Waimea River on Kauai Island, 4,000 feet above sea level on the upper slopes of the heavily eroded remnants of the central Kauai volcano. 775 more words

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