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What makes a good bird? (1 Viewer)

After seeing the Snowy Owl in Dallas, and all of the excitement that it caused, I have been trying to figure out what gets people's birding juices flowing. I can see why the Snowy Owl in Texas would cause quite a stir, but they are seen up north a lot more consistently and they still get people to read just about anything that may talk about them. Jeff Gordon, ABA President, recognized this and name-dropped the Snowy Owl to get people to read an invitation to join the ABA. Greg's post of a confrontation between a Snowy Owl and a Peregrine Falcon drove the North American Birding Blog almost to the top of the Birding Blog list. That post was pretty amazing, but all the rest were very well read too. Here is an obligatory picture of the Snowy Owl from Texas.



Check out the rest of the post and pictures of some other great birds here
 

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