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Don't Miss Jerry Barrack's Talk This Friday!

The final Fyke meeting of 2015-16 features an illustrated talk by Jerry Barrack. The legendary nature photographer, generous friend of Fyke and all-around good guy will show what amounts to a greatest hits album of his amazing nature photos and videos from the Celery Farm, Africa and Florida.

See why he is the dean of Celery Farm nature photography.

The talk is free and open to all!

A reception for Jerry will follow his presentation, so please plan on sticking around afterward. As Stiles Thomas likes to say, "Only a fool would miss this show."

Here's the info:

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The Three Red-shoulder Chicks of Allendale

Linda and Bill Kempey hosted a little meet-and-greet yesterday for their three new tenants, the Red-shouldered Hawk babies of Allendale.

The Kempeys' son was nice enough to cut away some of the lower tree branches so folks could see the nest during the event.   (Thanks, Kempeys!)

The three little ones are getting big, and flapping their wings If you looked closely yesterday, you could occasionally see all three squirts at one time (above).

If you watch them for awhile, you will likely think that "squirts" is a good nickname for them. As you can see from the tree trunk in a photo or two, their aim could be better.

Here are a few pix.

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