Bird Photography Weekly #85

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Presentation Recap – Tools for Enhancing Your Birding Experience

On April 8th, 2010, I (Birdfreak) gave a presentation for the North Central Illinois Ornithological Society (NCIOS); the Rockford, Illinois bird club. The presentation, Tools for Enhancing Your Birding Experience, was designed to provide information about field guides, learning bird sounds and using sound devices, a demonstration on digiscoping, and an overview of some of

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Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge – New Proposal for Northern Illinois Wildlife Refuge

There is a new proposal currently underway to create a new National Wildlife Refuge close to Birdfreak Headquarters (aka, northern Illinois). This new refuge would be called Hackmatack NWR and located in Walworth County in southern Wisconsin and McHenry County in northern Illinois. The name Hackmatack (hack-ma-tack) is an Algonquin Indian word for the Tamarack

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Bird Photography Weekly #84

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