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The Trogon’s Sultry Lashes

Trogons have movie-star eyelashes, and I’d always admired and wondered why they had them. My bird artist friend, Mike DiGiorgio, says, “I thought it was so they could wink at their mates.” After watching a pair excavating a nest hole … Continue reading

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Question of the Day: Are These Birds Toxic?

The burning question of the day popped up this morning while I was making coffee at 4 am (I’m a light sleeper) and listening to a BBC program on monarch butterfly migration. These beautiful North American butterflies are right now … Continue reading

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