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Birds, Bunnies and Squirrels, Oh My!

There were lots of bunnies running around the Botanical Gardens. This young moorhen ran across the sidewalk in front of me.  Soon the rest of the family followed. They were heading for the tiny pond with the fountain in it. … Continue reading

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Lots of fun things in a small park.

 I can always find green herons at this lake. This looks like a young mallard that’s molting and getting his male feathers in. Lots of young blue jays. A grackle with a yummy snack. A leucistic Eurasian collared-dove.  It’s rare … Continue reading

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Blending in

I couldn’t see them at first but could hear them screaming from across the lake. As I got closer I could see movement in the trees and in the grass below. You can usually find wild monk parakeets at Crescent … Continue reading

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Birds at the ballpark

Yes, I took this right into the sun in the middle of the day! I stopped by the ballpark near my neighborhood to see if these baby osprey were all grown up. The lights around the football and baseball fields … Continue reading

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