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#1 jdeitsch

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 01:57 PM

Okay here is a picture I took yesterday, is the bird on the left a Blue-winged Teal? Watching it fly by it looked like a Blue-winged but something looks off in the picture.

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#2 Parula

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:04 PM

wood ducks

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:05 PM

You've got a pair of Wood Ducks -- you can see the face pattern in both birds.

#4 jdeitsch

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:07 PM

really? bummer.

I thought that was what the right bird was but the left one just didn't look like a wood duck,

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So how has the entire global warming frenzy with all its predictions of dire consequences, become so widely believed, accepted and regarded as a real threat to planet Earth? That is the most amazing part of the story.

To start with global warming has the backing of the United Nations, a major world force. Second, it has the backing of a former Vice President and very popular political figure. Third it has the endorsement of Hollywood, and that’s enough for millions. And, fourth, the environmentalists love global warming. It is their tool to combat fossil fuels. So with the environmentalists, the UN, Gore and Hollywood touting Global Warming and predictions of doom and gloom, the media has scrambled with excitement to climb aboard. After all the media loves a crisis. From YK2 to killer bees the media just loves to tell us our lives are threatened. And the media is biased toward liberal, so it’s pre-programmed to support Al Gore and UN. CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, the Associated Press and here in San Diego The Union Tribune are all constantly promoting the global warming crisis.

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#5 BarnSwallow

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:22 PM

Seeing wood ducks is NEVER a bummer!!!

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 03:12 PM

Seeing wood ducks is NEVER a bummer!!!

Well I see them a lot, ^_^ so i was hoping for some variety :)

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So how has the entire global warming frenzy with all its predictions of dire consequences, become so widely believed, accepted and regarded as a real threat to planet Earth? That is the most amazing part of the story.

To start with global warming has the backing of the United Nations, a major world force. Second, it has the backing of a former Vice President and very popular political figure. Third it has the endorsement of Hollywood, and that’s enough for millions. And, fourth, the environmentalists love global warming. It is their tool to combat fossil fuels. So with the environmentalists, the UN, Gore and Hollywood touting Global Warming and predictions of doom and gloom, the media has scrambled with excitement to climb aboard. After all the media loves a crisis. From YK2 to killer bees the media just loves to tell us our lives are threatened. And the media is biased toward liberal, so it’s pre-programmed to support Al Gore and UN. CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, the Associated Press and here in San Diego The Union Tribune are all constantly promoting the global warming crisis.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 07:53 PM

I agree with Wood Ducks. It's a bummer seeing them when you want them to be something else. :P

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 09:14 PM

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So how has the entire global warming frenzy with all its predictions of dire consequences, become so widely believed, accepted and regarded as a real threat to planet Earth? That is the most amazing part of the story.

To start with global warming has the backing of the United Nations, a major world force. Second, it has the backing of a former Vice President and very popular political figure. Third it has the endorsement of Hollywood, and that’s enough for millions. And, fourth, the environmentalists love global warming. It is their tool to combat fossil fuels. So with the environmentalists, the UN, Gore and Hollywood touting Global Warming and predictions of doom and gloom, the media has scrambled with excitement to climb aboard. After all the media loves a crisis. From YK2 to killer bees the media just loves to tell us our lives are threatened. And the media is biased toward liberal, so it’s pre-programmed to support Al Gore and UN. CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, The New York Times, The LA Times, The Washington Post, the Associated Press and here in San Diego The Union Tribune are all constantly promoting the global warming crisis.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:36 PM

Another for Woodies

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:14 AM

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