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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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A little spring in the Baja Sur air.

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    The weather warmed up early this morning.  Debbie and I knew our morning bird-walk wouldn’t last too long because of this.  So, the idea today was to focus  more on quality and less on quantity.  We’d (there’s that … Continue reading

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This is one of the coolest Baja Birds.

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    The Green-tailed Towhee.  When all’s quiet.  Those precious times when construction stops, when nobody is racing by on the road.  When I can hear the quiet I can hear the little Towhees.  Not singing but I can hear … Continue reading

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The Western Scrub Jay sounds the alarm!

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    I’ve noticed that some types of birds are just smarter than others.  Turkey ranchers will say that their birds are pretty stupid.  One told me he can’t leave his birds out in the rain.  “Their so dumb the … Continue reading

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I think she’s pretty, the female House Finch.

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  It seems like often when I’m talking birds to someone it’s “oh the males are so pretty and colorful”.  More colorful maybe.  After all, he has to “catch the girl” and draw predators away from the nest with his striking colors. … Continue reading

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