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The Amazing Bolivian Parrot and Rare Macaw Escapade
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if you don't look, you don't see - 2018-10-21
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Read my new book, The 10 Best Things You Can Do For Your Bird at Amazon or at many other fine distributors like Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Kobo, and more.

By public demand, and after a delay of an embarrassing number of years, I've finally put my notorious essay, Ender and Hitler: Sympathy for the Superman, free on the fabulous internets.

A bibliography of my published books and stories.

Here's a simple card-counting FAQ to get you up to speed on the basics. Here's the true story of the notorious DD' blackjack team, told for the first time on the fabulous internets. No other team went from a starting investor's bankroll of zero to winning millions of dollars.

A Sadean take on Asimov's classic Three Laws of Robotics can be found in Roger Williams' NOW REVIEWED ON SLASHDOT!!! The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect. Adult readers only please -- explicit sex and violence. For updates on the "Dead Tree Project" and other topics, you may visit the official fan site, Passages in the Void..

My Bird Lists -- My Louisiana State Life List, My Yard List and, tah dah, My World Life List.

HEY! What happened to the Peachfront Conure Files? The world's only OFFICIAL Peachfront Conure site now features free peachfront conure coverage, including a magazine length Intro to Conures previously published in American Cage-Bird Magazine, now free on the web. I offer the best free Peachfront Conure information on the internet. If you have great Peachfront Conure info, stories, or photos to share, contact me so I can publicize your pet, your breeding success, your great photograph, etc. on my site. Thanks.

my yard list

2010-11-08 - 10:35 a.m.

My yard list as of today:

  1. American White Pelican
  2. Double-crested Cormorant
  3. Anhinga
  4. Great Blue Heron
  5. Great Egret
  6. Snowy Egret
  7. Green Heron
  8. White Ibis
  9. Snow Goose
  10. Wood Duck
  11. Northern Bobwhite
  12. Black Vulture
  13. Turkey Vulture
  14. Swallow-tailed Kite
  15. Mississippi Kite
  16. Bald Eagle
  17. Northern Harrier
  18. Sharp-shinned Hawk
  19. Cooper's Hawk
  20. Red-shouldered Hawk
  21. Broad-Winged Hawk
  22. Red-tailed Hawk
  23. Peregrine Falcon
  24. Killdeer
  25. Rock Dove
  26. Eurasian Collared-Dove
  27. Mourning Dove
  28. White-Winged Dove
  29. Inca Dove
  30. Yellow-billed Cuckoo
  31. Chimney Swift
  32. Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  33. Black-chinned Hummingbird
  34. Rufous Hummingbird
  35. Calliope Hummingbird
  36. Red-headed Woodpecker
  37. Red-bellied Woodpecker
  38. Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
  39. Downy Woodpecker
  40. Pileated Woodpecker
  41. Eastern Phoebe
  42. Great Crested Flycatcher
  43. Eastern Kingbird
  44. Purple Martin
  45. Tree Swallow
  46. Golden-crowned Kinglet
  47. Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  48. Cedar Waxwing
  49. Carolina Wren
  50. House Wren
  51. Gray Catbird
  52. Northern Mockingbird
  53. Brown Thrasher
  54. Eastern Bluebird
  55. Hermit Thrush
  56. American Robin
  57. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  58. Carolina Chickadee
  59. Tufted Titmouse
  60. Brown-headed Nuthatch
  61. Loggerhead Shrike
  62. Blue Jay
  63. American Crow
  64. Fish Crow
  65. European Starling
  66. White-eyed Vireo
  67. Yellow-throated Vireo
  68. Blue-headed Vireo
  69. Red-eyed Vireo
  70. Orange-crowned Warbler
  71. Tennessee Warbler
  72. Northern Parula
  73. Yellow-rumped Warbler
  74. Black-throated Green Warbler
  75. Pine Warbler
  76. Louisiana Waterthrush
  77. Common Yellowthroat
  78. Hooded Warbler
  79. Summer Tanager
  80. Eastern Towhee
  81. Chipping Sparrow
  82. Savannah Sparrow
  83. Song Sparrow
  84. White-throated Sparrow
  85. Dark-eyed Junco
  86. Northern Cardinal
  87. Blue Grosbeak
  88. Indigo Bunting
  89. Painted Bunting
  90. Rose-Breasted Grosbeak
  91. Red-winged Blackbird
  92. Boat-tailed Grackle
  93. Common Grackle
  94. Brown-headed Cowbird
  95. Bronzed Cowbird
  96. Orchard Oriole
  97. Baltimore Oriole
  98. Purple Finch
  99. House Finch
  100. American Goldfinch
  101. Pine Siskin
  102. House Sparrow

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