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  • Carole
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    blithewood
    I wonder if coastal dune scrub would fit under shrub habitats.  I find bluebirds, nuthatches, shrike, phoebes, kestrel, yellow-rumped warblers, gnatcatchers, tree swallows, mockingbirds, thrashers, towhees, dove, and a few sparrows if I'm lucky.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    Birding is the best therapy in these trying times.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    I'm not sure of the answer to your first question, but I'm sharing a pic of a Great Crested Flycatcher I took yesterday.IMG_6485
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    My favorite bird today was a turkey vulture.  I believe it may be nesting nearby.  I've heard some loud, thought stopping calls coming from the woods.  I've heard vultures nest in hollow tree trunks.  And, looking in my field guide, I see they are classified as raptors.IMG_6501
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    You can tell the snowy egret by its golden slippers.  I've heard they use their feet to startle fish when they are foraging.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    I've heard the flicker population is down because people are poisoning the ants that the flickers love to eat.
  • Carole
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    blithewood

    @cindy My dad always said the female cardinal reminded him of my mom.  Mom wore the same color lipstick.

  • Carole
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    blithewood
    Fer I'm glad you have the joy of birding in quarantine and hope you and yours are doing okay.  Love your list of what is for me very exotic birds.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    I can think of quite a few people who would be envious of you with your barn owls, enjoy.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    I've only had a handful of turkey sightings here in Florida.  Wonderful.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    Wow!  The yellow-rumped warbler is a winter visitor here in Florida and is a little quiet in color except for its butter butt.  It looks totally different in its breeding plumage.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    Great find.  I've only had one yellow-headed blackbird and it was many years ago.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    What a wonderful sight.
  • Carole
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    blithewood
    Sounds like you are in a magical spot.  I have clapper rails which are very secretive.  Have you ever heard the saying "skinny as a rail".  I think it comes from the bird because they are "skinny" enough to walk through the rush plants.
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