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What’s Red and Winged and Black all over? A Red Winged Blackbird!

A flash of red caught my eyes. What was that? I looked around the marsh plants, small trees, and mud of the wetland in Brazos Bend for the vibrant color, but couldn’t seem to find it. Not a cardinal, this … Continue reading

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Black Bellied Whistling Ducks – They don’t talk smack, they talk quack (February 7, 2011)

Several calls that sounded like the plastic whistles of a hoard of overeager umpires announced the arrival of the black bellied whistling ducks, dendrocygna autumnalis, before they could be seen soaring around the bend of the pond(A great video of … Continue reading

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