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Beginning Birding I

I recently completed Audubon’s Beginning Birding class taught by the kind and patient Laura Whittemore. She is the author of Laura Goes Birding blog, and a longtime experienced teacher and birder. 319 more words

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Green-winged Teal

I am fortunate to live in the Pacific Flyway where, from November to February, we have billions of birds migrate through our region.  Some birds stop here in the mild climes of California and stay for the winter.  214 more words


The Teal: one species or two?

The taxonomy of the Teal has been debated for some time, but in 2001 BOURC concluded that there was sufficient evidence to treat Eurasian and… 154 more words

Thorny Topics

Winter at Bombay Hook

After a week of very cold temperatures, Bombay Hook was frozen over this morning. There were a few ducks in patches of open water on the bay side of Wildlife Drive, and more than a few raptors flying around trying to find a meal for the day. 47 more words



I took Nala to the dog park next to Vanport Wetlands in hopes of seeing a bird or two between throws of the ball.

A male Eurasian Wigeon made a brief appearance. 45 more words

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