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This is the last in the three-part series about the Texas trip. It still amazes me when I think of how many great birds I saw in just three days of birding. This first bird is one I can see … Continue reading
This is a continuation of my previous post about winter birding in Texas. As I try to edit photos to show you, I realize that I saw such an abundance of great birds on this trip that I might have … Continue reading
Good grief, where do I even begin? I just spent a week down in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and my head is still spinning from all the beautiful birds I saw. It was so nice to escape the … Continue reading
Last weekend’s trip to Indiana’s Jasper-Pulaski Wildlife Area for crane-viewing didn’t turn out exactly as hoped for due to some extreme weather conditions. Of course I knew the weather forecast in advance, and even made a half-hearted attempt to back … Continue reading
I’ve had a love affair with Sandhill Cranes since the moment I heard their prehistoric-sounding bugling calls. It’s hard to believe I only saw my first of this species in July of 2011, just two individuals walking around on the … Continue reading
Note: The winds have remained mostly northerly, but some new birds did manage to get here last night. We’re still waiting (a bit impatiently) for the big wave of warblers to arrive.
All photos in this post were taken at Oak Openings Preserve, one of the fine Toledo Metroparks.
(Well, maybe a few words…. For the next month or so, I’ll be too busy birding and editing photos to write much, so I’ll just post a selection of pictures a couple times a week to show you what I’ve … Continue reading