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May 11, 2008 - Land of 10,000 lakes

The title of course refers to Minnesota, whose licence plate declares them to be the land of 10,000 lakes. But in fact, in turns out the person doing the counting ran out of fingers and toes – we concluded there’s many more than just 10,000 lakes and we only saw a tiny part of the State. I have to relate one incident that shows again just how incredibly small the world can be. About two months ago I had corresponded by email with a birder in North Dakota who does guided birding trips looking for ND specialties – mainly various sparrows. We...

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