Archive for June 2014

How Donkeys Came to Dunrovin

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Ospreys: A Central Part of Dunrovin

Before living at Dunrovin, it never occurred to me that I would form such a strong association and love for a family of birds of prey. It’s not that I had never before seen these magnificent creatures in the wild. After all, I lived in Alaska for over twenty years, where much of my time was…

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Ospreys 101: Migration Basics

Often, those of us in North America think of the breeding season as the most important part of a bird’s life. When the young fledge and the parents move away from the nest, we consider that we’ve seen the end of a story, and can now decide if that ending was happy or (as it…

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Ospreys 101: The Basics

So, what’s so special about ospreys? A raptor is a raptor is a raptor, right? Not so fast! While ospreys share a lot of the same behaviors we expect from other birds of prey, there are plenty of traits that make ospreys unique and intriguing, both as individuals and as a species. We’ve seen some…

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Meet the Equines: Flash

Flash Bprn: May 1, 1995 Moved from Dunrovin in December 2014 Flash can be called the energizer horse for his incredibly smooth, fast, stepping pace gait that has his feet just going, going, going. The name Flash comes from title of the Rolling Stones’ song, “Jumpin’ Jack Flash.”  Flash loves to jump – into the…

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