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Trilling 22 Birds with One Tone: The Northern Mockingbird

It was 10 in the morning and I was walking down Westheimer as the hustle and bustle of the city began to bloom. Noted journalist John Nova Lomax once referenced Houston’s infamous Westheimer road saying, “more than any other thoroughfare, … Continue reading

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The Red-Shouldered Hawk: Flames in Flight

Keeeeah, keeeeah, keeeeah. Grabbing my Nikon SLR, I stopped and looked across the fields. There, on top of a nearly leafless tree sat a solitary hawk on a branch about 20 feet up. I could not see him very well … Continue reading

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