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IVORY-BILLS  LiVE???!  ...

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-- Dr. Jerome Jackson, 2002 (... & Agent Fox Mulder)

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-- Hamlet

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-- Arthur Schopenhauer

Friday, December 27, 2013


-- Year End --


I probably shouldn't let any year go by without re-playing Sufjan Stevens haunting tribute to the Ivory-bill:


Saturday, December 14, 2013


-- "interesting followup"... --


Cornell's John Fitzpatrick is in a new ~11 min. audio interview, recounting the Ivory-bill story. Nothing new in it, until the 9-minute point when he mentions what he terms an "interesting followup" occurring in the winter of 2008-9 when a "colleague" recorded a lengthy (but "inconclusive") set of kent-like sounds about "every 10-15 seconds" from treetops -- I think it's implied that this was in the Big Woods (Arkansas), though I'm not at all positive about that:

(click on the arrowhead to start the audio)


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