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Early start to spring migration

My first ovenbird, hiding deep in the bushes. My first Louisiana Waterthrush at the fountain. An unidentified bird on the top. Any ideas?  The 2nd one is a Cape May Warbler. Eastern kingbird high up in the tree. A blurry … Continue reading

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Saturday morning walk at Lettuce Lake Park

An osprey with fast food on the go. Only cardinals were going to the feeder at the nature center. Hummingbirds were buzzing in between the feeder and the fire bushes. Every once in a while they would stop to rest … Continue reading

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Gone fishing!

I was walking around Fort Desoto when this guy flew over my head. He was carrying a big fish. He landed on the utility pole and was about to start eating it when some fish crows started to bother him. … Continue reading

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Quiet Saturday morning at Fort Desoto

  Pretty pelican floating by. A cormorant sleeping on the top of the light post. Dolphins were cruising by the pier. This osprey did not want to share his meal. After a closer look, I didn’t want it anyway. Climbing … Continue reading

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In the backyard – Skywatch Friday

A great egret sitting on our dock. Taken through the bedroom window. Our neighborhood osprey showed up in late August after being gone for 5 months. He must have had a late nest. He usually disappears in February or early … Continue reading

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Spring walk at Circle B Bar Reserve

Yes, another purple gallinule picture. I’ve seen more this past couple of months than in the entire 5 years I’ve been looking for birds. Although, on my most recent trip to Circle B Bar Reserve, I didn’t see any so … Continue reading

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Up in the air – Skywatch Friday

My first of season frigatebird sighting. They were flying high over Fort Desoto. Gracefully soaring overhead. It seems early this year. I usually don’t see them until July or August. Common, Caspian or Forester’s???  I can’t see his legs to … Continue reading

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My very own osprey – Skywatch Friday

I wake up in the morning on just about every weekend and see this bird sitting on my neighbor’s dock or my other neighbor’s sailboat mast depending on how windy it is. Taken from the bedroom window. On a non … Continue reading

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