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Birds are descended from Dinosaurs

As we know it today, the known history of birds starts with the spectacular Archaeopteryx, a jay-sized creature with toothed jaws, a long lizard-like tail, and flight feathers. 76 more words

Weird But True

Waxwing

The waxwings get a little crazy this time of year.  Is it fermented berries or survival battles?  In any case, they often forget themselves and smash into the windows.  23 more words

Art

Come to Cape Clear Story Telling Festival for our boat trips, recommended by Noel Cunningham TV AM today!

Gaisceanan Boat tours and Michael John mentioned recommended in TV-AM morning show about Cape Clear Story Telling festival highlights! Watch the video here. Noel Cunningham says lots of wonderful things about our trips. 65 more words

Bird Watching

My Favourite Song

I was asked a few days what my favourite song was, and as anyone who is even slightly passionate about music will know that that is a question that never has an answer. 1,709 more words

Musings

Sneaking up on a small heron

I stalked a stalking bird this morning. I spy backyard bird #55, a Green Heron.

This stealthy little bird has been fishing and hunting around the muddy edges of our pond for a week or so, according to my husband who has been spotting it off and on. 284 more words

Crowned eagle in South Africa, video

This video says about itself:

31 August 2016

Video, photos and audio of the impressive and beautiful Crowned Eagle, near Port Alfred, Eastern Cape…

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Environment