Category Archives: Birding Thursday

Bird Banding Time

It has been a whirlwind of a week! But lets take it one step at a time, ok? I headed out to Riverside last weekend to partake in one of my favorite activities ever: BIRD BANDING!   Can you tell … Continue reading

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All These Adjustments

Whew, what a week it’s been! School started on Monday and it’s been a whirlwind of other things on top of that to figure out! I had everything ready come Monday, or so I thought…and of course, nothing went as … Continue reading

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Catch Up: Birding The Sloughs

Ok, time for some updates! I’ve been at my new place with Whit for almost two weeks and so much has happened! But lets back up to when I was still near Santa Cruz, yeah? I had one last weekend … Continue reading

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UCSC Arboretum and Swainson’s Thrush

Today was the day for birds and plants. Normally I am not very interested in plants…but flowers? I’m there! We did some banding this morning at Butano State Park, which is along the coast just North of Santa Cruz and … Continue reading

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Never Ending

And just when you thought I was about to stop moving…I’m on the road again! Ok, not quite yet, but in 19 days I’ll be making my way up to the Santa Cruz area to study one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: White-tailed Kite

Birding Thursday: White-tailed Kite (ofbirdsandb.wordpress.com) This is quite possibly the raptor species that got me interested in raptors in the first place. In 2008 I was volunteering with the Sea and Sage Audubon Society to monitor nesting White-tailed Kites and … Continue reading

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Weekend Time

This weekend sure did go by fast! Well, I haven’t done much but kind of sulk around (don’t even ask, I’ve basically been a drama queen lately. LOL), but did eventually get my butt out of the door to do … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: The Sandhill Crane

Birding Thursday: The Sandhill Crane I got a request from my faithful reader Sarah to do a BT on a migratory bird, so I couldn’t help but choose one of my favorites: The Sandhill Crane! (Source) I have had the … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: Bald Eagle Calls

Birding Thursday: Bald Eagle Calls I want to clarify something for all of you. Because it is such a huge pet peeve for me that every time it happens, I want to throw something at the TV. Listen carefully to … Continue reading

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Looking into 2013

2012 was certainly a doozy! There was so much that happened and still now I have a hard time believing that I spent three months in Peru in the jungle! Sometimes I wonder about the choices that I make for … Continue reading

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