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A few from this morning.

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This morning I thought I would head out and look for some great gray owls that have been spotted recently and maybe some sharp tail. No luck with the owls, even had a second set of eyes looking for me. A fellow birder who guides in this area was looking for them as well for his clients. No luck for either of us. The sharp tails are about done dancing, but I did see a couple. I saw one dancing with himself in the middle of the road and two at lek, but I couldn't get any pictures. So I had to settle for these subjects.

Bobolink, these were out in great numbers.

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Red wing black bird.

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Someone want to make an ID on this sparrow?

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Helmeted Guinea fowl, popular in farm country for eating ticks.

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Baby Beef.

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The reason I was up at 5:00 a.m.

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Cool shots! The pup is lookin at you like it is sorry for waking you so early!

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Good work Jay! Twenty years ago there was an estimated 40 million Bob's traveling the great plains, today the numbers have crashed to 4 million....scary stuff!

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Great shots, I like the Bobolink the best, nice detail even in the barbwire fence. Nice puppy.

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