California’s Aleutian Goose Festival

January 14, 2008 by  
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The inhabitants of the small town of Crescent City, situated in rural northwestern California, invite bird and nature lovers everywhere to join them in celebrating the annual Aleutian Goose Festival. The 2008 event, which takes place from 28 to 30 March, will be the 10th annual Aleutian Goose Festival held in honor of these remarkable birds which have been snatched back from the brink of extinction.

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A Bird Extravaganza: Central California in Winter

March 19, 2007 by  
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Wildlife refuges in central California are exciting places to watch birds, any time of year. But in winter, they’re phenomenal because California as a whole is rich with birdlife. It is one of only three states in the U.S. which is home to more than 500 species of birds (Arizona and Texas are the others). California is also a crucial wintering area for a majority of the Pacific Coast’s ducks, geese and shorebirds.

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