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August Birding 2017 Week 3

Last week consisted of traveling for work. So only the weekend for birding. But Mike had been out during the week to the local flooded field and nothing new. Only the usual species. But Saturday of August Birding 2017 Week … Continue reading

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Western Colorado Final Thoughts – Dec16

It’s been four months since my December Colorado trip. And I’ll be going again in two months to run two BBS Routes. Even though I have enough photos for a few more posts it’s time to wrap it up and present … Continue reading

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Western Grebe – No Magic

After my last post on birders trying to turn Common Goldeneye to Barrow’s Goldeneye, you thought I would have learned. Nope. My first day in the Grand Junction area was spent wasting too much time trying to turn a Western … Continue reading

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Canada Geese and Airport Equal Trouble?

In my last post from my recent Colorado trip I ended by asking about the Canada Geese I’d seen circling the airport area? Well they were there. Hundreds congregating in a field. I put the total at 8,000 but it was probably … Continue reading

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Summer Count – Snipe and Collared-Doves

Yesterday was my official start of the IAS Summer Count for Johnson County. If interested you can read about participating in the count at the IAS webpage or on IN-Bird. The highlight of the day was finding WILSON’S SNIPE at … Continue reading

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The Only Way to Describe It

Surreal. From Dictionary.com – surreal – “having the disorienting, hallucinatory quality of a dream; unreal; fantastic:” And that is the only way I can describe the scene when 100,000+ SNOW GEESE are flying overhead honking. And that doesn’t do it justice. … Continue reading

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Yellow-rumpeds and a Bald Eagle

This past weekend was busy to start but died down quickly.  Mike and I headed to Southwestway Park to see if we could pick up any migrants.  We parked cars at each end of the park allowing us to walk the … Continue reading

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Annual July 4th Weekend Outing to Goose Pond

Ever since we moved to Indiana three years ago, I have made a trip to Goose Pond each July 4th weekend. And since I only get there a couple of times a year, I have started to look forward to … Continue reading

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First, Birding Colorado East of the Rockies

The plan for the week wasn’t unique – bird the main habitats of the area.  But before I headed to Grand Junction I had a day to spend east of Denver. I had taken a 5:30 AM flight out of … Continue reading

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