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Entries from March 2008

Virtual Birding Gallery

March 16th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve added a gallery called Virtual Birding which features pictures that approximates the view of birds typically seen through binoculars.  If you are an armchair birder, stop by the gallery and see if you can pick up a few species that you haven’t seen before. The gallery can be found at: {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=77806; showalbumtitle=true; […]

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Tags: Birding

Migrating Birds of Prey in Spring

March 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Every spring and fall tens of thousands of birds of prey migrate along fixed routes that they have used for centuries. In the spring, they migrate along the Niagara Escarpment before heading north searching for nesting territory. Just outside of Grimsby, Ontario, there is a park situated on the escarpment called Beamer Point Conservation Ontario, […]

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Tags: Birding

New and Updated Recommendations

March 16th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve updated the Recommendations page with: updates to the AVG line of products for version 8 Added AVG Internet Security, a full featured product that compares well Norton Internet Security Added AuctionSniper.com, an excellent tool for winning eBay auctions

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Tags: Technology · Update

More Angkor Wat Photos

March 3rd, 2008 · 1 Comment

I’ve uploaded 3 new Angkor Wat related galleries: Lunch at the Butterfly Garden Restaurant in Siem Reap: {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=77495; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;} Back in the afternoon for more of Angkor Wat. We visited the largest temple, Angkor Wat. Very impressive to say the least. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=77537; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true;} The following day we did […]

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Tags: Angkor Wat · Cambodia · Photos · Siem Reap

Harlequin Ducks at Humber View Park East, Toronto

March 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

On the weekend, I was out and about looking for interesting birds to photograph. At this time of year, waterfowl predominate most of the birding and photography. At Humber View Park East at the bottom of Parklawn and Lakeshore in Toronto, I found a male and female harlequin duck. In my opinion, the male harlequin […]

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Tags: Birding · Photography