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Snow Geese in the Fog: Shades of White and Gray

Freezeout Lake, Fairfield, Montana. Seventy-thousand of them, and it looked like we’d get skunked and not see a single one.    We’d arrived later than we wanted because of the dense fog that was blanketing central Montana.  We parked at a spot on … Continue reading

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The pugnacious Pyrrhuloxia and a fancy Flycatcher

A couple of dandy Southeastern Arizona birds that never make it to Montana.   Love the birdbook description of the Pyrrhuloxia’s “pugnacious beak”, and the Vermilion Flycatcher is just all around dashing.   The flycatcher was at the Slaughter Ranch near Douglas, … Continue reading

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