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Bohemian Waxwings

  About four dozen Bohemian Waxwings have arrived. The Bohemian Waxwing is an irruptive bird. Usually it winters in the north, but occasionally it irrupts southward in large numbers and then delights watchers as the arriving flock feeds. Then another … Continue reading

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Eagle chicks

  I visited the eagle’s nest at Cherry Bay to see how its two chicks were doing. The two chicks appeared to be out of their down and sporting dark brown juvenile plumage. The story became much more interesting when … Continue reading

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Incipient grouse courting

  March and April is a time for the Ruffed Grouse to court and mate. Three years ago this month, I managed a shot of a male in full courting display (right) in front of an adjacent female. He had … Continue reading

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Dipped in cream

  The wing feathers of the juvenile osprey have been memorably described as having been dipped in cream. They contrast with an adult’s wing feathers, which are uniformly dark. Now is the time to see juvenile ospreys out of the … Continue reading

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