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In Memory: Timothy Montgomery, dedicated AVMA volunteer leader, dies at 65


Dr. Montgomery owned and operated Dacula Animal Hospital, a small animal practice in Dacula, Georgia. Timothy Montgomery, who served the AVMA in numerous roles, died May 11, 2023, at the age of 65.

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February Birding in Tybee Island, Georgia

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For some reason, I chose that day to try to check out the north jetty in the morning, a location rumored to be the only spot in Georgia where one is likely to find wintering Purple Sandpipers. … The post February Birding in Tybee Island, Georgia appeared first on 10,000 Birds.

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Record-breaking eagles? nests, coastal Georgia, and a wicked sunburn

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It was a cloudy day as I made my way to Tybee Island on the Georgia coast. Georgia coast. It was my hope to catch a glimpse of a bald eagle’s nest since the Southeastern recovery plan had a goal of counting 20 that year across the whole state of Georgia. Photo by © charissam. Photo by © Dick Daniels. Curlew Sandpiper.

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Good News for South Georgia Island’s Pipit Population

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Researchers say that South Georgia Pipits have hatched chicks. While this is happy news for any parents, and wonderful news for any threatened species (these Pipits live only on Antarctica’s South Georgia Island and number only 3,000-4,000 pairs), it’s tremendous news for those trying to eradicate rats from the island. (And

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Georgia Dog-Fighting Law Having an Impact

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Before 2008, only one person had been incarcerated for dog fighting in Georgia. Georgia's new dog fighting law makes it a felony to train, transport, sell or own a fighting dog, or to advertise, promote or bet on fights. Tags: animal cruelty georgia blood sport legislation dog fighting us.

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What is the State Bird of Georgia?

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Brown Thrashers , large, rust-colored songbirds, were so popular in Georgia that they became the namesake of their NHL hockey team, the “Atlanta Thrashers!” ” It comes as no surprise then that the governor proclaimed the Brown Thrasher the state bird in 1953 , and the legislature followed suit in 1970.

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Sassy needs a home, more information in comments please spread the word

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Ocala, Florida This is Sassy she had been brought into a local vet's office in Georgia, the owner wanted to euthanize her due to just not wanting Sassy anymore, due to owner being pregnant, that's it nothing else! South Georgia Equine Rescue has vetted her 100% and she is ready to find her forever! Serious inquiries only.

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