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In Memory: Childers, dedicated volunteer and practitioner, dies at 93

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Childers, a Rhode Island practitioner and former president of the AVMA and the American Hospital Association, died April 15, 2024. Dr. Childers was respected throughout the veterinary profession.

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What is the State Bird of Rhode Island?

10,000 Birds

And yet, that is the very bird Rhode Islanders chose for their state bird: the Rhode Island Red Hen ! In the 1950’s, there was a special election sponsored by the Rhode Island Federation of Garden Clubs, the Providence Journal Company, and the Audubon Society of Rhode Island.

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National Wildlife Refuge Trivia:  What is PILT?  

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billion in PILT payments to 49 States (all but Rhode Island), the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands. The formula used to compute the payments is contained in the PILT Act and is based on population, revenue-sharing payments, and the amount of Federal land within an affected county.

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Regarding Snow Leopards

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Black-throated Gray Warbler at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

10,000 Birds

It was a great trip made better by a socially distanced visit with some friends we hadn’t seen for a long while in Providence, Rhode Island on the way home. My family and I spent last week in Cape Cod, enjoying a last summer getaway in a summer where getaway options have been extremely limited for obvious reasons.

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10,000 Birds goes eBirding – Part II

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The Collective added six new states in the past three years, but none have eclipsed the century mark: Wisconsin ( 74 ), Utah (55), Hawaii (38), Oklahoma (18), Rhode Island (9), and Connecticut (5). A few states still have no checklists at all: Nebraska , Minnesota , Iowa , Kentucky , West Virginia , Mississippi , and Alabama.

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Fair Deal for Foul-Mouthed Cockatoo

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Only in Rhode Island. Sulphur-crested Cockatoos by Redgannet.