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Gooseberry – As you’ve never seen it before!

Well, assuming you are not a helicopter pilot or drone flyer you have never seen Gooseberry like this!  This video was created by David Sprogis who kindly gave me permission to embed it here. It’s a tad longish, so come here and … Continue reading

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Gooseberry – a special place for birders, casual or very serious – now radar enhanced!

Paul Champlin, who has helped me repeatedly to identify birds I’ve seen and photographed on Gooseberry, has his own blog with this fascinating post that explores why Gooseberry is such a key spot for birding and how he uses internet … Continue reading

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Sharks! Well, maybe . . .but the news folks were sure there

Yesterday a man who authorities obviously believed reported two large sharks off Gooseberry causing officials to close Horseneck and other nearby beaches to swimmers. Today I went for my usual walk on Gooseberry and a Channel 12 news car pulled … Continue reading

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New bird for me – I think – maybe – well, a nice bird any ways!

Well, on Thursday I got home from a 90-minute walk around Gooseberry and looked at my pictures and said wow! That’s a spotted sandpiper – I’ve never seen one before. My problem is when I search this journal I find … Continue reading

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Gooseberry comes alive!

All spring there has been relatively little bird action on Gooseberry – at least to this weekly visitor – but on  our July 7 visit it started to pick up and by July 13 things were going strong. Well, at … Continue reading

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You be the judge – me? – I give him straight 10s!

If fish diving were an Olympic event, I think this Osprey diving off the south tip of Gooseberry Friday would get straight tens.  Having watched them off and on for years, I knew they went in feet first – and … Continue reading

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