july 4, 2018 - 2018-07-04
the triangle continues of courtney, boobear, & nyota - 2018-07-03
Cookie so cute telling, "Hello" to sparrows - 2018-07-01
lovebirb in love - 2018-06-30
wren with fluffffff - 2018-06-24
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.
a wide-eyed HERMIT thrush
2003-01-10 - 4:40 p.m.
I took a bird walk with D. this morning from 7:00 to 9:30 A.M. at Fontainebleau State Park. The conditions were fairly cold and windy. Although we were disappointed in our search for Bald Eagles, Ospreys, or any raptors whatsoever, we had a spectacular view of dozens, if not hundreds, of White Pelicans flying into the sunken area on the east side of the boardwalk over the marsh. The Hermit Thrush and the two Pine Warblers were special too.
I also believe I saw a Neotropic Cormorant. I know I saw a Neotropic Cormorant. It was sitting over the water on some stumps, with several other cormorants, and it was distinctly smaller. These birds are marching east, no doubt about it in my mind.*
- Pied-Billed Grebe
- White Pelican
- Brown Pelican
- Double-Crested Cormorant
- NEOTROPIC CORMORANT
- Great Egret --roadside
- Blue-Winged Teal
- Turkey Vulture --roadside
- American Coot
- Ring-Billed Gull
- Laughing Gull
- Belted Kingfisher
- Red-Bellied Woodpecker
- Downy Woodpecker
- Tree Swallow
- American Crow
- Fish Crow
- Carolina Chickadee
- Carolina Wren
- Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
- American Robin
- HERMIT THRUSH
- Northern Mockingbird
- Loggerhead Shrike
- YellowRumped Warbler
- Pine Warbler
- Northern Cardinal
- Eastern Meadowlark
- House Sparrow --roadside
- European Starling --roadside
Note: Birds marked "roadside" were seen driving to or from the park, not in the park itself.
*Note added Jan. 14, 2003: The ID on the Neotropic Cormorant still seems very plausible to me. This wasn't just a slightly smaller bird. It was a much smaller bird. Leaving gut feeling aside, however, I'm now ruling the bird as a "maybe" Neotropic instead of a "definite." See neotropic or not entry for my reasons why.
Note added February 17, 2003: I had the Hermit Thrush misidentified as the Wood Thrush in the original entry, so I'm making the correction now.
back - next
All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2002-2017 by Elaine Radford