Tag Archives: bird migration

Merlin

I knew it, I knew it, I knew it! I knew the Merlin would come. Well, actually I have to admit momentarily I had some doubts, but as the light faded and I already put my camera into my car, … Continue reading

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To the far-flung places – A year in review (1)

It has occurred to me that I have not blogged for some time. In fact I have not blogged much at all this year. Perhaps there has been to much life to live! Well, it is near the end of … Continue reading

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It’s like birds raining from the sky!

On April 28, 2013, I visited High Island Bird Sanctuary in Texas. This was in the middle of spring migration season, and I was lucky that the day before it rained and the wind blew northwest — although this does … Continue reading

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Cosmopolite

The Solitary Sandpiper is a shorebird that breeds (that is, spends its summer months) in the high Arctic and winters in Central and South Americas (as far south as the Pampas of Argentina). Every year in Spring and Fall, they … Continue reading

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Warbler 101

Louis J. Halle said in Spring in Washington that “[i]f this canal had been designed for the observation of birds rather than for commerce … it could not have been better done”. How true! And how fitting it is that … Continue reading

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