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Of Little Kings and Pretty Hermits

I have come to count on seeing the tiny kinglet upon October’s arrival.  For being such busy, flitty little birds, they are remarkably punctual.  I write a monthly bird column in a local newspaper, and chose the Ruby-crowned Kinglet as … Continue reading

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Meet the Kinglets

One of the benefits of teaching at a rural school on Vancouver Island is the daily lunch time walks. The country roads are bordered with hedgerows and there is usually good birding. I always keep an eye open for unusual … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wings: Tree Tops

At the back of our yard, we have a cluster of four fully mature white spruce trees – my own little boreal forest. These trees are about 50 feet high, and not surprisingly, a favorite perch of many birds. I … Continue reading

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