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Zoo Birding

May 24, 2014 // 6 Comments

Okay, Kongo gets that serious birders will look down their beak in a scathing fashion about the notion of going birding at the zoo.  And given that Kongo is just back from [...]

Galapagos Swallow-tailed Gull

May 22, 2014 // 9 Comments

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The Swallow-tailed Gull found on the Galapagos Islands is truly an interesting bird.  Aside from their red eyes and hooked beak, these birds are the only true seabird that [...]

Galapagos Brown Pelicans

May 18, 2014 // 15 Comments

Brown pelicans were frequent visitors to the Celebrity Xpedition during Kongo’s visit to the Galapagos Islands last week.  The amazing birds are graceful in flight and [...]

Night Heron

April 21, 2014 // 5 Comments

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While waiting for his allotted time to visit the Butterfly Jungle at San Diego’s Safari Park Saturday, Kongo spent a bit of time with a very outgoing Black Crowned [...]

Wild Turkey of Wall Street

April 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

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This isn’t exactly Wall Street.  But it is a turkey.  A wild turkey that was wandering about in Battery Park near where the tourists get on the boats to the Statue of [...]