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Old 04-26-2010, 06:05 PM   #81
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Perhaps you could poke sport at his unwillingness to pull over for you by waving a in the air the very next time he will not pull over for you?
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Old 04-27-2010, 07:52 PM   #82
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Looking for that one... but here's our nearby young Red-tailed Hawk feeding off a White-tailed Deer carcass during a cold winter when little rodents were staying well-hidden.

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Old 04-27-2010, 09:41 PM   #83
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Nice shot sage!
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Old 04-28-2010, 11:11 PM   #84
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The European starling (Sturnus vulgaris) is a very aggressive species that had been introduced to North America almost a hundred years ago.
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Swarm over Sacramento California.
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Combing their way through the grass
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in search of insects.
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Huddle together with puffed up feathers for warmth.
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Old 05-01-2010, 10:00 AM   #85
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March - A pair of geese arrive and check out a still frozen stream.
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May - Their brood has hatched.
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June - Typical coloration is beginning to show in their downy cheeks.
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December - Get junior back over here so we can finish up these flight exercises.
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Come on gang - They're calling us! It's time to fly south for the winter. You're going to like it there!
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Old 05-11-2010, 10:41 AM   #86
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You can almost hear the herring gulls (Larus argentatus) squabbling.
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Seagulls - Designer garbage collectors.
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May-Gathering nesting material.
CAUTION! Watch what you park UNDER. Their droppings are known to cause great damage to a cars finish!
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Could you resist tossing something to this little beggar?
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I couldn't.....
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All in all, There's nothing like a flock of gulls riding the air currents to put ones mind at ease.
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Old 05-13-2010, 10:45 AM   #87
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Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
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Surveying a vast pond along the Menominee River.
Tidbit: A Herons knees bend in the opposite of a humans and aid in sneaking in upon its prey.
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Eying up his next meal.
Tidbit: Many birds must focus on an object by looking sideways at it with only one eye.
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The plunge.....
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After a quick gulp, he shakes himself off and is prepared to move on...
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Old 05-13-2010, 11:03 AM   #88
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I don't know about you... but I'm having a lot of fun gathering photos and creating mini stories for this thread.......
There's soooo many willing subjects out there.
By asking for the scientific names to be included (Which was a very smart thing to do) it's actually got me digging into this link ....
Browse for a bird by name and shape, All About Birds, Cornell Lab ofOrnithology
It's a great help for I.D.ing them according to their zones, voice and photos.......


Soooo Show us some of what you've got..... Now that you know where to go for more info....
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Old 05-13-2010, 01:24 PM   #89
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Hey you wildlife photographers! What do you think of this? I don't take photographs but I thought this was a great idea.

The HenCam

Here is the camera.

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Old 05-14-2010, 08:43 AM   #90
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That would be good to see what's digging holes and living under the shed! How much does a thing like that cost?
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