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December 2006 Bird Blog
|Male Northern Cardinal, Durham, 12/31/06|
Female Pileated Woodpecker, Johnston Mill Nature Preserve, Orange County, NC, 12/24/06
American Coot, Carolina Beach, NC, 12/21/06. Note the large, talonlike feet: Unlike ducks and geese, coots do not have webbed feet.
Double-crested Cormorant, Carolina Beach, NC, 12/2106. Cormorants are not familiar birds, but they are very common in this area. They fly faster and more directly than other coastal birds.
Cedar Waxwings (left), Carolina Beach SP, 12/20/06 and American Bittern (right), Ft. Fisher, 12/19/06
Brown Pelicans, Fort Fisher State Recreational Area, NC, 12/19/06. Taken around sunset.
White Ibis, Fort Fisher State Recreational Area, NC, 12/20/06
Red-shouldered Hawk, Durham, 12/15/06
Female House Finch, Durham, NC 12/11/06
Female Eastern Bluebird and male American Goldfinch (in transitional plumage), Durham, NC, 12/11/06
Female and male House Finches, Durham, 12/3/06
White-throated Sparrow (left), male Downy Woodpecker (right)
Male Eastern Towhee, Duke Gardens, 11/29/06
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