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Broughton Beach

All the cool kids headed to Broughton Beach recently to check out Lapland Longspurs. The beach is a quick drive from my house, so I thought I’d try my luck too. 149 more words

Birding Trips

New on 500px : Savannah Sparrow and Iris by rickdobson by rickdobson

A gust of wind came up from behind the sparrow and flared his tail feathers giving this up-skirt effect. via Tumblr http://ift.tt/1ZHim7N


Alaska By Land - Denali Part II

We saw five grizzly bears from the shuttle bus on the way towards our unit.

Intimidating, much? We prepared for such encounters as best we could before setting off into the backcountry. 489 more words

Birding Trips

Harriers at Kern NWR

At the end of January I visited the Kern National Wildlife Refuge near Bakersfield, California.  I saw a male northern harrier doing many swoops and dives, and I assumed he was displaying for a female who may have been perched on a tree. 205 more words


Meadow as Fashion

I was at American Eagle, in the mall, with my daughter two days ago. This is not a frequent haunt of mine but she needed some new shorts and knew she could find some there that fit well, plus there was a sale, and there I was, the dad of the pre-teen in the land of the young. 530 more words


Sweet Birds of Youth

There are things that you see happening  when observing birds and never cease to get a heart warming feeling, I’m referring to the times when I see young birds learning the ropes of living independently. 104 more words