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Spring Birds in the OBX Barrier Islands

Becky Emerson Carlberg Deep Fork Audubon Society The Outer Banks (OBX) of North Carolina is the place to be in early spring. The mosquitos have not resumed control of the airspace yet. Birds migrating along the Atlantic Flyway bird migration … Continue reading

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The Birds of the Land Run

11 March 2017                                                        Becky Emerson Carlberg The selling points for Lake Tecumseh are … Continue reading

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One Wild Bird at a Time: Portraits of Individual Lives

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  2016 201 pages Bernd Heinrich Every story of nature revolves around life forces.  Do we know what connects us all?  Can we see the links?  Bernd Heinrich, Professor Emeritus in the biology department of the University of … Continue reading

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Pontotoc Ridge Preserve

Deep Fork Audubon Society Field Trip February 1st 2017 Becky Emerson Carlberg Our small group rendezvoused in the dark at six in the morning at St. Gregory’s University.  It was a cold start, but warm car.  The sun began to climb … Continue reading

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Field Trip to The Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge

Deep Fork Audubon Society December 10th 2016 Deep Fork Refuge is composed of patches of wetlands, swamps, forests and oxbow lakes.  The oxbows are readily apparent if looking down at the Deep Fork River from an airplane.  The winding river … Continue reading

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Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge Field Trip

  August 20th 2016 Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge was the venue for our birding expedition.  The last time we tried this, unbeknownst to us, it was the first day of duck hunting season there.  The season started later in our area … Continue reading

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The Hunt for the Painted Bunting

Deep Fork Audubon Society Field Trip Saturday June 25th 2016 Several members of our Deep Fork group assembled at St. Gregory’s early Saturday morning.  When all were present and accounted for, we drove to the outskirts of Tecumseh in search … Continue reading

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