Tag Archives: Birding

Big Bend National Park, Texas

“Once relatively unknown, Big Bend National Park is now experiencing a major increase in visitation…”says the National Park website.  It is particularly busy between from mid-January to mid-April. We know how lucky we have been when we look back at … Continue reading

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Simple pleasures

Bloggers have taught me a lot about India.  But recently, this young Indian woman wrote about using the quieter time now forced on us to find “immense satisfaction and happiness in small little things of life.” https://neelstoria.wordpress.com/2020/04/30/lockdown-moments-evening-morning-squirrel-bird/ I had not … Continue reading

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With a name like “Ding,” he was a Darling: Sanibel Island, FL

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge has 35 species of mammals, 60 species of reptiles and amphibians, 102 species of fish and 272 species of birds. The refuge is one of 560 in the National Wildlife Refuge System.  Visitors to the … Continue reading

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