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Apr 19, 2009 - Dizzy and delirious....I've been to Paradise!

Dizzy and delirious, I’ve been to PARADISE….Paradise Pond. It’s been one heck of a week. A week full of the most amazing birding. I think Port Aransas is my favorite birding venue ever. I am so glad we decided to come back to the island, to give it another chance. The week in Aransas Pass gave us a chance to catch our breath, to re-evaluate the area, and to realize we weren’t done here yet. That was a great decision, and a departure from our usual impetuous nature. Moving back to the island was the next best decision. We have had a...

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Apr 19, 2009 - We survived the storms…and just a few more bird pics

Well, we survived the storms yesterday. We knew when we came here that we’d have lousy weather all weekend and that was ok, because this was just an interim stop and I needed to catch up on the blog. But we didn’t bargain for quite as nasty as the weather became. It was dreary and drizzly Friday, but Saturday, it was downright nasty. Once it started raining, it never let up. It rained cats and dogs all day. At one point it was so dark outside it could have been midnight instead of 2:00 in the afternoon. It rained so hard so fast it wasn’t...

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