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Birding.com as it Appeared on September 15, 2000
|Bird of the Week:|
|American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)|
|Sound (109 KB)|
|Nesting & Feeding|
Hot Book of the Week
Focus Guide to the Birds of North America
By Kenn Kaufman
(Retail $20.00 Your Price $16.93)
State/Province of the Week:
At Crane Creek/Magee Marsh/Ottawa NWR spring migration may be even better than Point Pelee. Head for Killdeer Plains in winter, look for hawks and owls. At dusk you should see Short-eared Owls. Adams Lake State Park is at the edge of the Appalachian mountain range. Chuck-will's-widow, Wild Turkey, Blue Grosbeak and other species are often easier to find here than anywhere else in Ohio.
Hot Spots Ohio Bird Records Committee State Checklist
Hot Spot of the Week:
Chincoteague National Wildlife Reserve, Virginia
37.59 N 75.17 W
More famous for its ponies than its birds -- but that may soon change!
This barrier island is a last staging area each fall for Shorebirds on their way to South America.
Thousands of waterfowl spend the winter here.
Surprise Web Sites
Surprise #115: Birdnet Germany
Surprise #116: Common Swift (Apus apus)
Surprise #117: Pennsylvania Virtual Birding Website
Surprise #118: Virtual Birder
Surprise #119: Hawkwatch International
Surprise #120: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Ctr
(Surprise Web Sites #1-114)
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