Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
Just a thought
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. (John Wooden)
Hi, folks. I'm really busy and distracted right now. I'll come back this weekend and post some replies. I thought I'd post this article before I forget. An unprecedented, massive migratory bird die-off is in progress in the U.S. Southwest (New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Arizona...) and 4 Mexican states. Scientists don't know why! It's a mysterious and troubling major event. HERE is an article from the Audubon Society describing the situation and the toll on birds. The very short video is creepy. Take care, all. Stay safe.
Heather: I hope your brother is improving.
OG: I hope you and J continue to feel better.
Evening all: A running around day and, of course, I forgot two things.
OG: I'm an armchair activist this time round; there are others doing lots, lots more.... I did commit a tiny subversive act today. One store had some new books, including one by Trump's most obnoxious apologist and booster: Sean Hannity, host at Fox News (a Murdoch-owned TV channel; need I say more?). Anyway, I hid his books under copies of Bob Woodward's new book, Rage. Woodward, in case anyone doesn't remember, is one of the two Washington Post reporters - the other was Carl Bernstein - who wrote All The President's Men, about RIchard Nixon and Watergate.
AQ: Now that's a thought I can get behind! :-)
Clare: Ha - I wonder how long all those guys were on the loose. I mean, they'd be hard to miss. :-)
Diane: I saw the headline about the die off and assumed it had something to do with the fires and the smoke, which is now en route to the East...
Take care everyone
ANNETTE – Well done on relocating books. We’ve just finished tea, washed up and I was about to shut down computer for the day, when I see I have a new email. Oh dear I missed the deadline. I was given 1 hour to donate and I am too late. What a shame (not); it was from a certain Mike, a friend of you-know-who.
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