Flock Leader’s Message By Donna Reshetnichenko Here we are again at my favorite time of year; the beginning of our Audubon Season! As well as the beginning of our 2019 graduates beginning their first trek south. Godspeed. Growing older does not necessarily mean growing wiser. But in the words of Abraham Lincoln, In the end,…

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The elegant Great Egret is a dazzling sight in many a North American wetland. Slightly smaller and more svelte than a Great Blue Heron, these are still large birds with impressive wingspans. They hunt in classic heron fashion, standing immobile or wading through wetlands to capture fish with a deadly jab of their yellow bill.…

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The limpkin (Aramus guarauna), also called carrao, courlan, and crying bird, is a bird that looks like a large rail, but is skeletally closer to cranes. It is the onlyextant species in the genus Aramus and the familyAramidae. It is found mostly in wetlands in warm parts of the Americas, from Florida to northern Argentina. It feeds on molluscs, with the diet dominated by apple snails of the genus Pomacea. Its name derives from its…

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Happy September to my Audubon Family! Summer is always an awesome time for me. Summer break, fun-filled vacations, family visits, home projects, afternoon naps, etc. filled my last few months.  However, even with all the constant activities, I often felt a void.  I quickly realized I was homesick for my Audubon Flock! And it’s time….…

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