PLOVER APPRECIATION DAY 2018: ABACO’S 6 TREASURES

Originally posted on ROLLING HARBOUR ABACO:
PLOVER APPRECIATION DAY 2018: ABACO’S 6 TREASURES Every day of the year, or so it seems, at least one worthy creature has been awarded an ‘Appreciation Day’, a special day when a particular species has its profile raised and awareness spread around. It certainly seems to be the case with birds; I’m going to assume that it applies to… Continue reading PLOVER APPRECIATION DAY 2018: ABACO’S 6 TREASURES

THE DITZY CHICKS & THE BEACH BYRDS: BANDS TO ADMIRE

Originally posted on ROLLING HARBOUR ABACO:
‘KEITH’ ‘THE DITZY CHICKS’ & ‘THE BEACH BYRDS’: BANDS TO ADMIRE Piping plovers are rare, tiny, unutterably cute, weigh about 2oz – and every Fall they fly south 1000 miles or more to warmer climes. Abaco is one such clime. The data collected during the 4 years of the ABACO PIPING PLOVER WATCH project shows annual counts of ±250… Continue reading THE DITZY CHICKS & THE BEACH BYRDS: BANDS TO ADMIRE

WORLD SHOREBIRDS DAY? YAY! AN ABACO COMPETITION!

Originally posted on ROLLING HARBOUR ABACO:
WORLD SHOREBIRDS DAY? YAY! AN ABACO COMPETITION! In the past I have occasionally offered a Kalik™ (half in jest) for a ‘right answer’ or a nugget of info. Anyone who didn’t get their beer can still claim it, of course [no, no, not all at once please…]. But now I’m getting serious. World Shorebird day is on September 6th,… Continue reading WORLD SHOREBIRDS DAY? YAY! AN ABACO COMPETITION!

Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Originally posted on Deb's RV Travels:
On Thursday, May 16, I left Petrified National Forest and drove roughly 100 miles to Canyon de Chelly National Monument, located just east of Chinle, AZ. The park is located on the Navajo Nation and is managed cooperatively by the Navajo Nation and National Park Service. The park encompasses roughly 84,000 acres in three canyons – Del Muerto,… Continue reading Canyon de Chelly National Monument