Tag Archives: Hawk

Raptor Day

We enjoyed a terrific birding day the other day. We’re happy if we see one bird of prey in a day. On this day we saw five, and three different species. Best of all some of them allowed us to … Continue reading

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A Brief Blogging Break

I’m taking a brief blogging break. With the holidays, a new little girl, and too many time-intensive hobbies, something has to give. I don’t want it to be me. For the time being here’s a pic I wanted to post … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

This week’s photo challenge is: Scale. Oh, I knew I would have fun with this one. Nature is full of interesting differences in size. And then there’s the effect of perspective, where nearer objects appear larger and distant objects smaller. … Continue reading

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Birds of Newport Beach

Visiting friends in Newport Beach, California. That means visiting our friends in the bird world too. I don’t know all these birds so some help from experts out there would be appreciated. Hawk (Kite?) under attack by Hummingbird Tern Unknown … Continue reading

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The Sherwood Forest Faire

In March, we attended the Sherwood Forest Faire for a dazzling array of costumes, food, and events. Enough to please any Tolkien fan. Some folks were dressed to the nines. Amazing artists played music The Sky Kings (Falconers) attended while … Continue reading

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