March 30, 2004

Of Harriers and butterflies

Click on image of Harrier for larger view Ruecker Wildlife Refuge in Tiverton, RI, seems to be one of those slightly out-of-the-way places that doesn't get the attention it deservesand late winter may not be its best season, but...
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March 22, 2004

Maybe a quiz, maybe just a gallery

(Click to see larger image in new window.) Treat this as you like, of course, but I started to put up a gallery of the best birds shots of the past week and it metamorphed into something of a...
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March 16, 2004

Wanna bet?!!! Gambling and Black Lace too!

If you want to bet, go here: ::Ladbrokes.com::Big Bird Race: And if you want to know what it's all about, go to this story in the Sydney morning paper, forwarded by Dom. A bird race? A big bird race? Is...
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March 12, 2004

Falconry in California January

If we could watch our dogs fly...
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March 11, 2004

Sachuest slideshow surprise

We went to Sachuest, Don Douglas and I, in search of Harlequin ducks, those wonderfully colorful little surfers who love to hang around the rocks in breaking seas. They're here only in the winter and "here" - in this area...
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March 01, 2004

A tale of two low flying raptors

Or maybe I should say "tail," for that's the key. David Sibley calls the short-eared owl "our most aerial owl" and warns it "can be confused" with the Northern Harrier. Perhaps. They both hunt in the same regions -...
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