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* First sighting of the bird or something; I've never seen it before in my life

101124-1128  Five swans, St. Paul, 101125 (Paul); Goldeneyes** (adult and young goldeneyes) & Ring-necked Ducks*, St. Paul, 101128; Gulls sit on the ice, St. Paul, 101128; First Ice Fishing House of the season*, St. Paul, 101127
More Birds: Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks, Blue Jays, Chickadees, Nuthatches, Downy Woodpeckers, Northern Cardinals, House Sparrows, Coots?, a Tree Sparrow*, a Junco, Crows, a Bald Eagle, Three Hawks --- a Sharp-shined Hawk, a Red-tailed hawk, Several crows mobbing a Sharp-shinned Hawk (most likely) --- , European Starlings, Rock Pigeons, Abandoned bird nests such as a Baltimore Oriole’s nest, a Robin’s, and a Red-eyed Vireo’s.
Mammals: Gray Squirrels (still very active outside of their nests), a Gray Squirrel’s tree hollow nest*, Gray Squirrel’s winter nests in trees, a Red Squirrel, a Muskrat, a young Deer, Raccoon tracks* in the snow
Flowers: Witch Hazel flowers still bloom.

101123 We spotted two trumpeter swans swimming together in a lake. We also saw a muskrat, a pair of Mallards, and a flock of about 10 Canada geese flying in line formation, and several rock pigeons. 2羽の白鳥を見ました

Witch Hazel flowers bloom*.

We spotted a flock of about 20 Wigeons* (male, female, and young**), several Juncos*, Mallards, Canada Geese, Blue Jays, Cardinals, Crows, Chickadees, Nuthatches, a Hawk (unidentified), Rock Pigeons, Starlings, a gull, and a Northern Bobwhite Quail** (We've never seen this before), and Gray Squirrels, and an insect (a bee or beetle) flying overhead, and Dandelion flowers in St. Paul on 101106-1107. Sandhill Cranes are still in Wisconsin as of 101108. Worms* under the ground. Weird-looking insects** (unidentified) and very tiny snails** hiding under a dead tree branch lying on the ground. 101107 We saw a buck* at close range in St. Paul. Cool to see a buck during the day." 101107 雄じかを午後三時頃、セントポールで見ました。

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