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Archive for May, 2006

A Bird in the Hand

Posted: Monday, May 15th, 2006 @ 3:25 pm in Birds | Comments Off on A Bird in the Hand

Watching birds through binoculars is one thing, but if you really want to get a good look at our feathered friends, spend a weekend with a bunch of birdbanders. Birdbanders are serious about their hobby, and for the most part they work alone. Either on their own property, or at a nearby favorite place, these […]

Sea Otters

Posted: Monday, May 1st, 2006 @ 3:19 pm in Mammals | Comments Off on Sea Otters

Wild animals are usually hard to see, except for the squirrels and chipmunks that sometimes overrun our campsites. Most mammals either spend the daytime in hiding or are so secretive that an occasional glimpse is all you ever get. Not so with the Pacific Coast’s sea otters. Maybe that’s why they’re one of the favorite […]

 
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