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  1. A New Bird for Arkansas

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    May 22, 2012 by Joseph C. Neal

    Gray Crowned Rosy Finch

    “You are going to think I am crazy, but I just saw and photographed a GRAY-CROWNED ROSY-FINCH next to the visitor center parking lot here at Mount Magazine State Park!!!!”

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  2. Three Teal Species, Plus Golden Plovers

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    April 10, 2012 by Joseph C. Neal

    Greater Yellowlegs at Frog Bayou WMA, April 2, 2012.

    Down around Fort Smith old cut-off Arkansas River meanders refilled after heavy rain in late March. Meanders are the big bends in the natural river as it winds its way toward the Mississippi.

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  3. Sandpipers On the Move

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    August 27, 2011 by Joseph C. Neal

    Deep booms of far away thunder recalls historical accounts of the furious cannonade proceeding Pickett’s charge at Gettysburg. In the wee dark of last Wednesday, hundreds of metaphorical Confederate cannon fired away, not at Union lines on Cemetery Ridge, but on drought and heat smothering northwest Arkansas.

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  4. Green Zone

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    August 12, 2011 by Joseph C. Neal

    Our native post oaks and big bluestem grasses can take the high heat and drought. So can prairie natives like blazing stars and tall compass plants.

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