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Southern Spiders #1

The Lined Orbweaver is a common spider that is widespread throughout the eastern United States. In the southeast, it is especially abundant in grassy pond pine (Pinus serotina) savannas like the one shown below. […]

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Spoonbill Mania

The rash of unexpected Roseate Spoonbill sightings this summer has been a treat for birders up and down the east coast.  While northward movement of juveniles during post-breeding dispersal is known for the species, the numbers of birds involved and the extent of the northward movement this season is impressive.

According to the Birds […]

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Merganser Moms

The first really fun observation I would like to share is the experience of watching female Common Mergansers shepherding their large broods of chicks while the youngsters learned to fish. […]

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