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The American white Ibis: Working hard all day, sleeping around all night.

As I stared out at the waters in Brazos Bend State Park in Houston, I couldn’t help but notice the liveliness of the whole area. While I normally dread rain, even a small drizzle, I do sometimes find it suitable … Continue reading

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It’s not easy to be an American coot: The trials and tribulations of a black, red-eyed bird

Upon first glance the american coot, Fulica americana, is not particularly impressive. With its solid black body, red eyes and white bill, you might think that it is just a duck. But beware! This is a very common misconception that … Continue reading

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