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Posted Monday 19th October 2015 at 19:21 by Larry Lade
Updated Tuesday 20th October 2015 at 14:53 by Larry Lade (Change the title)
After a long dry spell here in Missouri, this morning it finally rained. It was very welcomed as things were really getting dry here. This should brighten things up and perhaps help the wild things breathe a sigh of relief. I hope to get down to the oxbow lakes south of town and see what avian life forms may be around. Perhaps I will go out Thursday or Friday and look around.
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Inner of Ría de Arousa IV. Ostral Islet.

Posted Friday 16th October 2015 at 08:01 by Moncho
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At the tip of Illa ostral I began to see whimbrels. They were typical of this place, but I had not seen them until this moment
A couple of years ago there were many curlews and almost no oystercatcher. Now there are a lot of oystercatchers and less whimbrels.
I just saw one sandpiper. Suddenly one of the four egrets who were on the beach flew me out apparently to sea; but I realised later that only was circling the islet.
And so I walked back to...
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Birding Costa Rica 4 day series

Posted Sunday 11th October 2015 at 22:16 by hotspot birding
Check out the latest blog post of my recent trip to Costa Rica..already have another trip booked in Jan!

http://hotspotbirding.com/blogpostde...sta-rica-day-1

http://hotspotbirding.com/blogpostde...sta-rica-day-2

http://hotspotbirding.com/blogpostde...sta-rica-day-3
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Inner of Ría de Arosa III. Pedrarrubia Point

Posted Friday 9th October 2015 at 07:53 by Moncho
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I parked the car in the forest and went to the beach, among the yellow-legged gulls was an egret.
I kept going over the rocks of Punta de Pedrarrubia and lesser black-headed gulls appeared beside the yellow-legged ones.

And I began to see oystercatchers

I went back to the beach to go to Ostral islet taking advantage of low tide. I walked beside the gulls

And I kept seeing oystercatchers. I do not remember but I think...
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Little egrets in pier of Budion

Posted Friday 2nd October 2015 at 08:41 by Moncho
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From the beaches of Ribademar and Lóbrigo I went to the beach that stretches from the pier of Budion to the pier of Agañán.
There I found two egrets, one with the long nape plumes of the mate season. One of them had the long nape plumes and was larger than the other. ¿An adult male vs a juvenile?
And it showed a dominant performance, scaring the other some times, specially if the other had found a good fishing place.
They fished between flocks...
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