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( Apr. 7th, 2009 08:28 pm)

Feather
Originally uploaded by kevynjacobs
I found this feather walking home from Haggens this afternoon. It was along Bill McDonald Parkway, lying on the grass.

I think it's a tail feather, about 25 cm long, possibly from a raptor, but I'm not sure. I looked on several web resources, and wasn't able to match it to any common raptors in the area.

We're right in the middle of bird migration season, and here on the Pacific Northwest coast we're right along one of the major North American migratory routes. We get all sorts of strange birds this time of year. I wonder if it's something exotic?

Any birders know what it is?

UPDATE: My downstairs neighbour Parker identified it for me as being a ring-necked pheasant. Bingo. And here's a similar bird. Darn, I was hoping it was a raptor.
kevyn: (Default)
( Mar. 17th, 2009 07:59 pm)
More whiteboard art goodness from the Everyday Music store here in Bellingham.

Prince! I love this one. Good likeness. (Sorry about the shadow.)
Everyday Music -- Prince




Paisley! Someone was still on the Prince kick the next week.
Everyday Music -- Paisley




Disco Zombie (Never forget)
Everyday Music -- Disco Zombie

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( Jan. 20th, 2009 04:35 pm)
More cool art on the Everyday Music "New Releases" whiteboard.




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