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Best Of The Year!! October!! ‘Bird Is the Word’ Blog #81!!

  Best Of The Year!! October!! ‘Bird Is the Word’ Blog #81!! October is heavily based on bird experiences I had throughout last summer, and three of the birds were ‘extra-limital’ which meant driving out of state to see them. There was word of a Roseate Spoonbill the next state over and I did see…

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Best Of The Year! September!! ‘Bird Is the Word’ Blog #80!!

  Best Of The Year! September! ‘Bird Is the Word’ Blog #80!! Of course many of these photo’s and birds were featured in earlier posts in this blog.  Avid readers of this blog may recall that I had a brush of luck with a rare Hudsonian Godwit before ever seeing the more “common” Marbled Godwit.…

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Best Of The Year! July-August! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #79!!

July!

  Best Of The Year! July-August! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #79!! Summer is upon us, not in reality on the U.S. east coast where I am, but here, in your friendly ‘Bird Is The Word’ blog! Ahh, thinking of summer, how I do miss those mosquitoes and all the sweat! Can you trade them…

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Best Of The Year! May-June! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #78!!

  Best Of The Year! May-June! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #78!! We’re already hitting the mid-point of last year! It certainly was an interesting birding year! The month of May on the calendar features a Chestnut-sided Warbler and a Green Heron. The warbler fallout just a few miles from my house was quite good!…

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Best Of The Year! March-April! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #77!!

  Best Of The Year! March-April! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #77!! Back at it and continuing the ‘Best Of 2018’ series takes us to the months of March and April!   I had heard about a Red-necked Grebe that was hanging around a marina nearby. That bird was fun to chase around as it…

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Best Of The Year! February! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #76

Best Of The Year! February! Bird Is the Word’ Blog #76!! Continuing from last week’s theme, we turn the page of the calendar to the next month of photos: February! I like this month especially because as it turns out three of the four pictures are from my favorite birding spot, my local Salt Marsh!…

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Best of 2018! January! ‘Bird Is the Word’ Blog #75

January!

  Best of 2018! January! Hi everybody! I enjoy being a birder, and it does have a tendency to also somewhat make you a photographer. In the early stages of learning, a camera is very handy to capture images that can be studied later. I notice the more veteran birders carry scopes and binoculars, but…

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Flock of the Bonnies!! ‘Bird Is The Word’ Blog #74

Flock of the Bonnies!! Bonaparte’s Gulls that is!! It’s really feeling like winter here in New York, the sun goes down real early and the amount of clouds we’ve had only shortens the day even more. I’ve been limiting my travel and going to the closest places I can, figuring that means more birding and…

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Saw A Needle In A Haystack! ‘Bird Is The Word’ Blog #73

Saw A Needle In A Haystack! ‘Bird Is The Word’ Blog #73! Two winters ago I was desperately searching for winter finches like Red and White-winged Crossbills. I’d go down by the beach dunes and I’d comb through the pine trees. Hoping for a sound or a movement to tip me off to their presence.…

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