Monthly Archives: January 2014

BIG YEAR – January 23, 2013 to January 22, 2014 499 SPECIES

I really never started out to do a big year but for some reason I knew this was the right time to try, I may never have another year like this. I thought it would be easy and that I … Continue reading

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ABA Florida and Others

I decided to go to Florida last minute, to see if I could up my number for my big year. Seven days, 1900 miles from Gainesville to Key West, Everglades, Tampa/St. Pete’s and Orlando trying to see as many new … Continue reading

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Looking Back on 2013

Some of my favorites from last year. With a little help from Photoshop CS5. January: Red-flanked Bluetail February: White-winged Crossbill March: Bald Eagle April: Greater Prairie-Chicken May: Tennessee Warbler June: Auklets July: White-faced Ibis August: Black-crowned Night-Heron September: Pine Martin … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Blues – December 2013

As I get closer to retiring, I see why people go South each winter. As beautiful as winter can be in Canada, as I get older my body just hates the cold. Even during these harsh conditions some birds seem … Continue reading

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