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Daily Archives: October 15, 2011

The Big Year: Our Movie Review

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Last night, about 25 of my coworkers and their family members went to the opening of The Big Year. We had been looking forward to the movie with a mixture of excitement and apprehension: bird watching isn’t often treated kindly … Continue reading

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Binoculars and Beyond: Nine Tips for Beginning Bird Watchers

By on Saturday, October 15th, 2011 - 4 Comments

The Big Year movie opened last night, and audiences poured in to watch Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson race around the countryside wielding binoculars. The birds and bird names came thick and fast—and I’m sure some people wondered … Continue reading

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