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  •  Thanks mole, I got to see some roseate (9+ / 0-)

    spoonbills a few years ago when we visited our daughter who lived in south Texas at the time. Very cool birds. Speaking of shore birds, I got a new bird yesterday, a solitary sandpiper. I got a pretty good picture of it or I'd have never been able to make the ID. It was in the strangest of places to find a shoreibird. We were getting a load of mulch from an area just outside the city limits of a nearby town. They have this huge pile of mulch that they make from all the yard debris that the citizens toss out every year, limbs, branches, grass cuttings, all that kind of stuff and they grind it up and give it away believe it or not so we take advantage of it. There is heavy equipment running all around the site, people everywhere, no water in sight,other than mud puddles and this is where we found our sandpiper. Very unlikely place to find one I'd think, and I'm just glad I had taken the camera with me.

    Just give me some truth. John Lennon

    by burnt out on Thu May 09, 2013 at 07:13:50 PM PDT

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