Sat.May 22, 2021 - Fri.May 28, 2021

Power Companies and Springtime Tree Removal

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It’s a beautiful Spring morning… humming insects, calling birds. But then you hear the rev of a chainsaw, followed by the ripping sound of a falling tree.

Lesser Known Places for Birding in Costa Rica- Mi Cafecito

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Birding in Costa Rica wouldn’t be complete without a fine cup of coffee (or two). Smooth, tasty, and rejuvenating, the beans grown in the volcanic soils of Costa Rica make some wonderful boost juice.

“They fly and fly until there’s no more ocean to fly over” — a review of the book “Shearwater”

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In six or seven months, the “best books of the year” features will come out in the important print and web publications. They will list ten or twenty or fifty titles, and will include, inevitably, Hunter Biden’s autobiography, and Volume 12 of Barack Obama’s, and other such works.

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The Eyrie Vineyards – Pinot Gris (2017)

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Most casual wine drinkers know that pinot gris and pinot grigio are just two different names – one French and one Italian – for the same grape.

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What is the Terra Project?

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Have you ever wondered what birds were flying overhead while you slept or what critters crept through your yard unnoticed? Trail cams and the like can, to a certain extent, record what you miss, but they focus on visual information.

Wet Birds

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Recently, many people have been telling me that they are very tired of photos of dry birds. Naturally, being in the extended service industry (consulting), I want to help. So, here’s a collection of wet birds. A wet Grey-eyed Bulbul (Xishuangbanna, China).

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Little Puffballs

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A week and a half ago, I got some exciting news: My beloved Lake Cuitzeo, which I believed had dried up in our ongoing drought, has not completely disappeared.

Best Bird of the Weekend (Fourth of May 2021)

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This has been the oddest May migration in memory, at least around upstate New York. The beauty of May, however, is that there are always birds, even if they’re not the ones we expect!

Boab Quarry

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Before our day at Geikie Gorge and Fitzroy Crossing low level bridge we were at Boab Quarry. This huge quarry is as a result of rock being removed from the area to build the RAAF Base at Curtin near Derby in the 1980’s.