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Kirby Adams
Attended Northland College
Lived in Ligonier, PA
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My Hero - Herbert S. Zim
There was a post at the American Birding Association blog recently by Frank Izaguirre taking up the issue of "spark" books. That would be akin to the "spark bird" that birders speak of - the bird that triggered their interest in watching birds as a hobby. I...
There was a post at the American Birding Association blog recently by Frank Izaguirre taking up the issue of "spark" books. That would be akin to the "spark bird" that birders speak of - the bird that triggered their interest...
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Random(ish) Thoughts on Snowy Owls
I had a thought about this unpredicted Snowy Owl irruption. Muskegon County, Michigan, November 30. Phonescoped by hand. Let’s get the background that we’re all familiar with out of
the way first. The primary driver behind Snowy Owl (SNOW) irruptions well
s...
I had a thought about this unpredicted Snowy Owl irruption. Muskegon County, Michigan, November 30. Phonescoped by hand. Let’s get the background that we’re all familiar with out of the way first. The primary driver beh...
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My favorite spot on Earth: Cape St. Mary's , Newfoundland.
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Bird of the Year, 2013
It's a couple hours past sundown on New Year's Eve, so I think it's safe to say I won't be seeing any more birds this year. This raises the question of what the best bird of the year was. I don't have a clear winner this year. It was undoubtedly the Black-b...
It's a couple hours past sundown on New Year's Eve, so I think it's safe to say I won't be seeing any more birds this year. This raises the question of what the best bird of the year was. I don't have a clear winner this year...
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Random(ish) Thoughts on Snowy Owls
I had a thought about this unpredicted Snowy Owl irruption. Muskegon County, Michigan, November 30. Phonescoped by hand. Let’s get the background that we’re all familiar with out of
the way first. The primary driver behind Snowy Owl (SNOW) irruptions well
s...
I had a thought about this unpredicted Snowy Owl irruption. Muskegon County, Michigan, November 30. Phonescoped by hand. Let’s get the background that we’re all familiar with out of the way first. The primary driver beh...
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What Are Snowies Up To This Winter?
Here's an interesting look at Snowy Owl (Bubo scadiacus) reports for November of the past seven years. 2011 was the greatest Snowy irruption in many birders' memories. I'm curious what the distribution this year means. A higher-than-usual amount of sighting...
Here's an interesting look at Snowy Owl (Bubo scadiacus) reports for November of the past seven years. 2011 was the greatest Snowy irruption in many birders' memories. I'm curious what the distribution this year means. A high...
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I am a freelance writer. I'll put the proverbial pen to the real or electronic paper for anyone who'd like to pay me to do so.
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Ligonier, PA - Ashland, WI - Lansing, MI
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Naturalist, writer, birder, etc...
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A naturalist, writer, birder, and jack-of-many-trades. I live with my wife in Michigan and aspire to spread the good word about the wonders of natural history and why we must protect our earth. I'm 38 years old and have no children.
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