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Bird #600 — Fulvous Whistling-Duck

dendrocygna bicolor Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas Friday, July 14, 2023 — 4:26 pm After seeing the Cave Swallows yesterday, there was only one species that occurs annually in Arkansas that I didn’t have on my life list. Now … Continue reading

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Bird #599 — Cave Swallow

petrochelidon fulva Carthage, Texas — Respass Creek at Route 79 Thursday, July 13, 2023 — 10:50 am There are only two more birds that appear annually in Arkansas that aren’t on my life list, and both of them are considered … Continue reading

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Jenkins Ferry Battleground State Park

In search of something to do, I drove an hour and a half down into Clark County and saw the sights. My first stop was Jenkins Ferry, one of three southern Arkansas Civil War battlefields preserved by the state. At … Continue reading

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Arkansas Travelers vs. Northwest Arkansas Naturals

On a whim, I contacted the Kleins, friends from Illinois with whom we often went to baseball games. My purpose was just to say hi, but it turned out they were coming through Little Rock and planned on seeing a … Continue reading

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Reptile/Amphibian #37 — Copperhead

agkistrodon contortirx Sunday, May 7, 2023 — 10:47 am Faulkner County, Arkansas — Bell Slough Wildlife Management Area I was out birding and had just crossed over the dam on Lake Conway. On the narrow trail that leads back into … Continue reading

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