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Vet school for an Oklahoma State grad at the University of Glasgow: The Beginning

From the Adventures of Future Dr. Z via The Beginning

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The Wild Side for April 2019

Check out the latest newsletter of the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s Wildlife Diversity Program. Note: Only do this if you want to learn cool stuff about wildlife in the Sooner State and how to support them through your education … Continue reading

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Violent storms and violet skies on the Oklahoma prairie

Though it’s not easy to orchestrate given my other commitments, a singular joy of mine is to head west each June for a whirlwind investment of about 24 hours in conducting the Lookout, OK Breeding Bird Survey route.     … Continue reading

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Battle of the Predators – Cooper’s Hawk versus Barred Owl

Who would win in a fight between a Cooper’s Hawk and a Barred Owl?  Hold that thought.  Now imagine it’s two owls versus one hawk.  Okay, proceed. Two nights ago, I had just finished some mowing when I heard a … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t love a watermelon?

I had hoped that by placing a juicy watermelon rind in front of a game camera I’d have some fun photos to enjoy.  I was right. The neat part is that it’s an independent test of my ability to identify … Continue reading

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Talkin’ birds on the radio – Sep. 2, 2015

I joined Steve Daniels and Master Gardener Keith Reed for a chat on Stillwater’s Morning Scramble yesterday morning.  A fun time was had by all.  In case you missed it:

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2015 Birdathon Big Day – Payne County, OK

On Saturday, 25 April, the Payne County Audubon Society hosted its annual Big Day competition as part of our two-month effort in April and May to raise the operating funds we’ll use in the coming year. Ideally, teams of birders … Continue reading

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