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The [Red-cockaded] Woodpecker Show

Walking amidst the towering longleaf pine trees and grassy undergrowth on a clear yet humid Sunday morning, my second birding trip (W.G. Jones State Forest in Conroe, TX) had a distinctly different feel than the previous overcast and rainy one … Continue reading

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Black Vultures on a Gray Day

Rain drizzled softly on my jacket as I finally saw the creature I had been waiting for – the black vulture (Coragyps atratus). Perched atop some barren trees a hundred meters or so in the distance, a group of four … Continue reading

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