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Fulvous Whistling-Ducks at Magnolia Gardens
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- From: "Donna S. Bailey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2000 21:33:44 -0500
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Five of the seven Fulvous Whistling-Ducks reported earlier from Magnolia
Gardens in Charleston county were present today on Indian Mound pond. It
was another good day to be looking for ducks - cool wind, gray skies, and
brief showers. Sharon Brown has posted pictures of the ducks at
Some of these pictures (as the text on the web page will explain) were taken
on Thursday, a much better day for photography through a spotting scope, as
Thursday as a clear, crisp day with bright sun.
Yes, the legs and bill really are that color. That is not a trick of the
digital camera or "funny" lighting. And, yes, the legs really are that long
and thick. That is not a trick of perspective. Wonderful and unusual birds!
In birds notes closer to home, on Thursday, I was lucky enough to hear all
three of our local year-round resident owls - Great Horned, Barred and
Eastern Screech Owl. All were calling just at sunset.
In sum, this was a good week of "winter birding". Send in the Evening
Grosbeaks and the Pine Siskins!
"Where are the Birds? Migration across South Carolina"
"Columbia Audubon Society"