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Month / September 2016

Lessons Learned During Outdoor Photography Shots

Lesson 1) The cormorant is standing in the sun drying out his wings for an extended period of time because their wings have less preen oil than other birds and not because, as you thought, they are one of the rare birds that enjoys posing for photos. Lesson 2) The Great Blue Heron has not […]

Return Journey

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. T. S. Eliot (Four Quartets)

Cider Season

It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it. Diana Gabaldon (Outlander)

Do I Look Like I Need The Bird Whisperer?

I’ve always admired free spirits and those that march to the beat of a different drummer, but after recent bird encounters I am beginning to wonder if a bird whisperer is necessary for some of the free spirits soaring around.  First, we have the neighborhood hawk who has decided to join the squirrels for part of […]

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