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Tiger Beetles, Take 2

We may not live in the deepest, darkest jungle, but that doesn’t stop me from hunting tigers—tiger beetles, that is. Last year, I wrote about my first tiger beetle hunt. Earlier this month we repeated the adventure.

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Birding Down Under: North to the Daintree

When you love the ocean but live in land-locked Colorado, you have to take advantage of every opportunity to get visit the beach. We were on our way to the Daintree Rainforest (more on that next month) but to get … Continue reading

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Seal Beach

What are huge and blubbery and make outlandish snorting sounds? And what were they doing on a beach in California? We recently spent a week back in our old haunts—Silicon Valley, Monterey and Pacific Grove, the central California coast, southern … Continue reading

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Mountain Plover Photography

Instead of an interesting and informative article on gardening or birding, today I have a shameless advertisement for my photography business, Mountain Plover. I usually sell my prints and blank cards in person, either at a speaking engagement or at … Continue reading

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Birder Heaven: Birding the Beach

The sun was already low in the sky when my husband and I arrived at Boca Chica beach, just north of Brownsville, Texas. We had spent most of the day at Laguna Atascosa NWR, and wanted to make the best … Continue reading

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