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Birding on a rainy weekend

Friday April 13th, I worked on mowing my three acres for the first time.  When the tractor got very low on diesel, I decided to call it a day.  A storm was predicted overnight into Saturday, and Levi was already … Continue reading

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Whooping cranes

On my third trip to Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, I finally was able to see a rare Whooping Crane.  We actually got to see three. One was at the observation building at the refuge (Alabama Birding site #16) and put … Continue reading

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Wheeler Wildlife Refuge

I retired from ECM Hospital yesterday.  Since it was a nice day with cold coming in soon, I took a trip over to Wheeler Wildlife Refuge.  So far twenty whooping cranes have migrated in.  After seeing photos of the cranes … Continue reading

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Butterflies

  Some of the end of summer butterflies that have been in my yard the last couple of weeks.  We had a frost last week that has almost finished the zinnias.  They have been a favorite of the butterflies.  The … Continue reading

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Pelicans at Wilson Dam

And one Great Blue Heron. One of my co-workers noticed there was a nail in my tire. He mentioned that it was close to the edge and they might not be able to plug it. He was right. I landed … Continue reading

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Dragonflies

There’s a couple of sites in Colbert County that found that are a photographers paradise if you like dragonflies.  One is off of Second St on Pepi St  in Muscle Shoals City just past the airport on the left.  A … Continue reading

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Waterfall at Wilson Dam on a freezing day

One very cold afternoon two weeks ago, some friends and I went to the waterfalls at the rockpile park near Wilson Dam.  Temps for the day and the previous days were in the twenties.  Overnight temperature in the teens.  I’m … Continue reading

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The rush to finish last years flowers

With a new season of new flowers to photograph with a new Canon 7D, I find myself in a rush to weed through and label the keepers.  When I take a picture of a flower, I take several from different … Continue reading

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Photography part III

The rain continues. I did manage to take the John Deere to some 15 yr old azaleas along the back of the house and move them along the dry creek just before we had a cycle of over an inch … Continue reading

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Photography part II

With all the rain, I haven’t been able to do much gardening.  A couple of warm days, I’ve been pulling or cutting out some of the hackberry and privet coming up in my flower beds.  My daffodils are just starting to open, … Continue reading

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