Monthly Archives: January 2011

January 2011 Birds

This is a list of the birds I spotted in January. The ones marked with an asterisk are new additions to my master list. I hoped to get out more this month and visit a few spots where I’ve seen … Continue reading

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The names of trees

“The names of birds, animals, plants, trees and stars are doorways into an instructive otherness.” ~ Christopher Camuto One of my favourite trees is the tall Douglas-fir.1 that grows in our neighbour’s backyard and half hangs over ours. Despite its … Continue reading

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My meagre list of birds …

Over the holidays, I purchased the iBird Explorer PRO app for my iPhone and have been having a lot of fun with it. One of its many features allows the user to keep a list of favourite birds, which I’m … Continue reading

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