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Flying Rats? It's More Like Flying Cats.

My mother once told me a story about the first time she took me to the circus. I was a 4-year-old toddler who loved excitement and going on new adventures, and she thought the circus would be the perfect combination. 968 more words

Common City Pigeon

A Brief Fall Outing

I threw in a load of laundry and headed out to the East End to see what I could find this morning. I snapped this… 142 more words

Galveston Birds

That intervening space

Rock Pigeons (Scientific name: Columba livia) are tubby birds with small heads and short legs. Their wings are broad but pointed wings and the tail is wide and rounded. 53 more words


Bluella (Competitor)

Being able to run a bar tab as a guest of the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa had been Bluella’s downfall.  After her third Pumpkin Spiced Latte a small voice, seemingly from no where, yet quite close, said: … 41 more words

Just Passing Through

This week’s photo, taken August 24, 2015 from the pier in Edmonds, WA, features a juvenile COOPER’S HAWK.

I enjoy standing on the Edmonds pier looking for seabirds because I believe that just about anything can show up, including non-seabirds. 69 more words

Band-tailed Pigeon

The band-tailed pigeon (Patagioenas fascita) is a “cousin” of the rock pigeon (Columba livia), which is familiar to most urban dwellers. Band-tailed pigeons live in the mature conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest and in oak/conifer woodlands in the Southwest. 131 more words

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