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Monday Bird of the Week No.44 - Mallard

If there is a bird we take for granted in this country, it surely must be the mallard? Simultaneously beloved of bread-chucking kids, yet ignored but adults unless it is on the menu. 288 more words

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Young Great Blue Heron Planning Escape

More than any other Heron chick this one has been trying to fly. He didn’t even have feathers but he was flapping his wings.

Let’s hope he waits a little longer before jumping out of the nest. 9 more words

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Barn Owl

This was the best of both worlds for me. While I’ve been primarily a nature/wildlife shooter my photography lately has been focused on urban decay. So while we were exploring an abandoned power plant in East St. 41 more words

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MOM, WHY ARE THE PIPING PLOVERS IN JAIL?

Mama Plover sitting on an egg

This question was asked by a young child visiting the plover nesting area at Good Harbor Beach. Another asked, why are the Piping Plovers in a cage? 314 more words

Gloucester

Owl, Smooth Landing

Every landing was the same. Smooth approach, lean back, claws out stretched. 6 more words

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‘Come, the croaking raven doth bellow for revenge.’

‘Come, the croaking raven doth bellow for revenge.’ Shakespeare, Hamlet

‘A plague o’ both your houses!’ Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

In these lemon-yellow days of a Roman spring, exam season gets underway for my students. 523 more words

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Woody Wood Pecker

This Pileated Woodpecker is where the cartoon drawings come from. And I think a few hair doos too!!