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Windblown Eastern Phoebe – Weekend Highlight

So how windy was last Saturday? Check out this photo of a windblown Eastern Phoebe! Along with Mike Saturday’s plan was to search for the expected early migrants. But before I met up with Mike I did a bit of … Continue reading

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Bobolink Update

I was going to title this post “To the Mall” but that didn’t pan out, so I stuck with Bobolink Update. And let me reiterate my position, even in the so-called “slow times”, there is always something going on if … Continue reading

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Mainly Celery Bog Sunday

I had to head back to Lafayette again this weekend. This time I had 4 hours to bird on Sunday. So just like last weekend I took the time to bird another spot that I hadn’t birded before, Celery Bog … Continue reading

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The Finish of the Solid Saturday

I need to catch up on a few things. First the rest of the Solid Saturday that I posted about earlier in March. The day never cleared up until after I got home. So it was another day of taking photos … Continue reading

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Right on Time

I know I said in the last post I would continue last week’s story, but I thought I’d report on yesterday’s birds first. Living here three years I have learned there is basically a two week window to see COMMON … Continue reading

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The First Wave

If you have spent any length of time birding then you know spring migrants come through the Midwest in Waves. The First Wave are heartier migrants that winter just south of the winter freeze line, which in a normal winter … Continue reading

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An Oasis in the Bean Fields

Before I get to the Oasis, I’d like to ask you a few questions. 1. What is the ratio to finding decent shorebird habitat and the proximity of the nearest road or parking spot? An extremely unofficial poll of 1 puts it at 92.3%.  And … Continue reading

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