Monthly Archives: December 2015

MOUNTAIN BLUEBIRD

Is a Bluebird blue? Those of a certain age will no doubt recall the philosophical question posed by Conway Twitty  in his eponymous hit song of that great year of demarcation  – 1960. (Actually, it was the first record I … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS GOOSE?

Mild weather in Eastern Ontario, serves up a rare treat of Christmas goose. SNOW GOOSE PARTIALLY LEUCISTIC CANADA GOOSE GREATER WHITE-FRONTED GOOSE WINGSTRETCH CACKLING GOOSE (Note the small bill in comparison with the regular Canada Goose in the foreground)   … Continue reading

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ANNIVERSARY OF FLIGHT

MOCK-UP, KITTY HAWK, NORTH CAROLINA Today, Dec. 17 is the anniversary of powered flight inaugurated by the Wright Brothers in 1903.

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BULLOCK’S ORIOLE

A Bullock’s Oriole, normally resident in the American SouthWest, has made a rare appearance in Pakenham, Ontario.  FEMALE BULLOCK’S ORIOLE MALE BULLOCK’S ORIOLE This image of a male Bullock’s Oriole,  was shot in Cave Creek,  Arizona several years ago.   

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Pearl Harbor

Today is the 74th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. PEARL HARBOR MEMORIAL Memorial with the USS Missouri in the background.  GUN TURRET, USS ARIZONA The USS Arizona still spills gallons of diesel fuel per day into the … Continue reading

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