Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Birds of February

Here is my February bird list. The birds in italics are new to my master list. Anna’s Hummingbird American Robin American Wigeon* Bald Eagle Black-capped Chickadee Bushtit* Canada Goose Dark-eyed Junco European Starling Glaucous-winged Gull Great Blue Heron House Finch … Continue reading

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The dog

This is the dog. I’ve known him for almost ten years now. We often sit together and discuss philosophy. He is a loyal companion and although he can be territorial at times, I find no unpleasant traces of nationalism in … Continue reading

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Blackie Spit

My wife and I took the dog for a short walk about Blackie Spit last weekend. Somehow we managed to time it just right and were able to stay dry despite the variable weather. It’s changed quite a bit since … Continue reading

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The Great Backyard Bird Count

This weekend will be the first time I’ve participated in The Great Backyard Bird Count. All one has to do is spend at least 15 minutes of one of the days counting birds. However, one can do more if one … Continue reading

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