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Let’s Go Birding, chemo style

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September, 2015 Should I laugh? Should I cry? I didn’t know which. The true experience of mixed emotion slaps me right in the face, hard. “Do you want to go birding?” my wonderful husband Chris asks. It used to be a … Continue reading

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Website problems

Hello everyone, We sincerely apologize for the emails you may (or may not!) be getting from our website.  We have had to send out a series of “tests” to see if we can get your email notifications working again.  If … Continue reading

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A little “notification of a new post” trouble!

Hello everyone, We had a little problem with sending out out new posts.  We hope it is fixed now.  You might want to view our website as Oly has posted a few before working again.  Enjoy!

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Odile #6

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Courtesy Ventana View: A bit more hurricane info…. a La Paz radio interview .. a calmer voice: http://pforadio.com/listen-cabo-san-lucas-la-paz-deteriorating-people-missing-food-running-looting/ ======================================== https://www.facebook.com/groups/TalkBaja/ ============================== Courtesy of the Gringo Gazette:  September 17, 2014  (Thx to Pony Express) President Peña Nieto is in La Paz with … Continue reading

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Odile Update #5

We just spoke with our caretakers (Vista de las Brisas area).  Land phone lines were restored last night.  There is not much food in town or propane available.  The road to La Paz is open but there is looting at … Continue reading

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Odile Update #4

Mexico Airlifts Tourists After Hurricane Odile CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico — Sep 16, 2014, 10:58 PM ET By ALBA MORA ROCA Associated Press Mexican and foreign tourists arrive at an Air Force hangar in Mexico City after being airlifted out … Continue reading

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Odile Update #3 La Ventana

  Amigos, This is the only specific report received from our area….probably for lack of power or internet.  R. “(Monday) Odile blew in for about 7 hours at hurricane force winds which did major damage to plants. Everything is still green but … Continue reading

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Odile Update #2

  Storm Update September 16, 2014 Cabo San Lucas took a direct hit from Hurricane Odile which swept ashore as a category 3 125 mph wallop. Because windows were blowing out, resorts walked tourists into basement maintenance areas and into … Continue reading

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Odile Update #1

  In This Issue: Featured Events This Week  Local Services Directory  Rides or Caravans Available/Wanted  The Pet Corner – Lost and Found  Police / Fire Department       Tuesday, September 16, 2014 — Hurricane Odile Storm Reports  On The Web Site: Submit … Continue reading

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Emilie & Albert Friedrich Wilderness Park

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  We awoke this day still high on adrenalin from birding Mitchell Lake the day before.  So…let’s go birding!  I had read and researched Friedrich Wilderness Park extensively.  I knew that that was going to be our best chance of getting the Golden … Continue reading

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Mitchell Lake Audubon Center Birding

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  I kept reading about Mitchell Lake Audubon Center.  Every time I see all the birds seen there that are posted on eBird, I got excited to get them!  We finally had the day and we went….with high expectations.  It … Continue reading

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Birding at the San Antonio KOA RV Park

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    Gotta watch out for our Air Force low flyers!  BTW…thank you to all our military, past and present.  We do appreciate you.   The first night in San Antonio was not a good one.  I had done extensive research … Continue reading

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Birding near Del Rio, TX

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  We came away from Big Bend NP very happy after spending 10 days exploring her and getting many new species of birds.  The scenery was awesome as well. We did manage to come away with a Colima Warbler. but only on … Continue reading

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Big Bend NP, Texas (Day 5)

    There’s a black bear in the area the Ranger told us as we started the decent to the Chisos Basin Sewer Ponds.  Just holler to let it know you are coming and it will just get back to … Continue reading

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  The two birds I wanted to get the most in this area of Texas (southwest) were the Colima Warbler and the Scissor Tailed Flycatcher.  We tried twice for the Colima and twice for the Scissor Tailed, no luck. Days … Continue reading

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Big Bend NP, Texas (Days 3 and 4)

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  Day 3 If it’s a rockin’, don’t come a knockin’.  Heard that before?  Well, we were a rockin’ when we awoke this morning but it wasn’t from any inside activities!  hee hee  Winds had picked up again and the … Continue reading

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Big Bend NP, Texas (Day 2)

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  The morning started out with a cool 77 degrees after a windy dusty night.  Daytime temperatures have been in the 90’s.  The wind really kicks up the dust at Big Bend Adventures RV Park in Study Butte/Terlingua Texas.  The … Continue reading

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Big Bend NP, Texas (Day 1)

  Got to the big state of Texas and the big National Park, Big Bend.  This was supposed to be a day of rest and to just familiarize ourselves with the park, where we wanted to hunt for certain birds, … Continue reading

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Baja Backyard Birding

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  Just a few more photos from the wind sheltered side of the backyard…. The male endemic Xantus’s Hummingbird is just so darn handsome, you can’t help but photograph him every chance you get.               … Continue reading

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Baja Birds of San Bartolo, MX

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Chris was peddling his book, “Birds We See” at the Festival de Artes last Sunday.  It was really great to have so many people stop by and buy the book or the people that had already bought it and took … Continue reading

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