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Michael on April 1st, 2009

While visiting ESD Sault Ste. Marie for a retirement ceremony I had an opportunity to go see a couple of Harris Hawks. One of the Petty Officers at the ESD has been working on his falconry permit, and he invited me to go visit his sponsor and see his birds. He has a young pair […]

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Michael on February 14th, 2009

Here are a selection of the pictures we took during our tour through Yellowstone National Park last weekend. Some were taken by Austin, and some by my mom and dad. We managed to get a picture of just about every kind of animal that we saw, although the quality may not be stellar. It would […]

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Michael on February 8th, 2009

Today we went on a tour of Yellowstone Park – in a "Snow Coach" rather than on snowmobiles. The advantage is that you get to see some of the wildlife in the park rather than scare it all off with the snowmobile noise. In the first 30 minutes in the park we saw a pair […]

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Michael on January 1st, 2009

This woodpecker has been frequenting our backyard bird feeder. We first saw him for just a few seconds before he spooked and flew off into the woods, but he has been returning regularly and sticking around longer.

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