apocalypse of the paperbacks - 2017-08-28
hurricane harvey - 2017-08-28
loving the way my banded agate/carnelians came out of the tumbler Friday - 2017-08-05
dolomite sphere comes to town - 2017-07-29
it can't really be legal for these people to park on my blog after I closed my account, can it? - 2017-07-24
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A bibliography of my published books and stories.
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if a collared forest falcon puts his head in an umbrella of leaves, you can't prove he's there, right? right?
2013-01-15 - 3:20 p.m.
Jan. 10, 2012
oh dark thirty to seek out the
Collared Forest Falcons. Young birds
were crying, with one bird flying
across the road and even giving us a
brief look through the scope. We
tracked them into the forest and
eventually located great views of two
crying juveniles. There was a third
one crying somewhere but, as we all
know with our Collared Forest Falcon
friends, if they want to stay hidden.
Fortunately, the two youngsters we
viewed were still at the "peekaboo"
stage of life, where they assume if
they put their heads in a bunch of
green and can't see you, then you
can't see them. So it was a matter
of finding them and settling in to
wait, until they finally emerged to
give us the full
Plumbeous Kite are so
abundant that you could call them a
nuisance underfoot. A particularly
cute sighting involved a crying
juvenile who called in a protective
parent, giving us great looks at both
adult and young plumages, and
especially showing off the long, long
wings that extend beyond the tail --
a feature that always cracks me up to
see them perched with their wing-tips
poking out beyond their short
Everywhere we went on the mud road
in Iguazu National Park, we found
ourselves surrounded by swarms of mud
puddling butterflies, including tons
of beautiful swallowtail species.
Other new trip
- Black Tailed
- Southern Rough-
- Blue and white
- Black and White Hawk
Eagle (being mobbed by two juvenile
- Southern Caracara --
in Igauzu National Park, the birds
are painted with the red clay to make
a very beautiful specimen
- Rufescent Tiger
For lunch, we dined at the not yet
open ecolodge owned by a bird
photographer. He's the one who
located the adorable baby Common
Potoo for me to photograph. In the
evening, we found the brand new road,
just opened the day before, to the
hotel not opened much earlier. Here
I enjoyed an excellent pacú
for dinner -- it's naturally flat and
ready to flat all nice and crisp.
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baby common potoo --
you can't see him, and if you did
seem him, you can't prove you saw
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