Category Archives: accipiters

More is better

26 August, 2018           More is better  I turned 57 on Thursday. I took this picture Saturday at sunrise looking across the Potomac River on Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. There is nothing – ever – … Continue reading

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Slim Pickens

28 January, 2018            Slim Pickens Change of pace (remember, pickings are slim this week). I was looking for something else and found this picture from March of 2009 at Pony Pasture. It’s a long time from … Continue reading

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 “I can’t complain but sometimes I still do”

21 January, 2018            “I can’t complain but sometimes I still do” That line is from Joe Walsh’s 1978 song Life’s Been Good from the album But Seriously, Folks. An accipiter – either a Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter … Continue reading

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