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Winking dove

Interesting to see the diagonal slant of the eyeslit. Doves glide the way schoolchildren pretend to be airplanes; wing stiffly out, banking too and fro. The doves on the phone line were engaging in some unusual jockeying for position—spring?

Also saw a beautiful display of the Anna’s hummingbird, rising up from his perch on an acacia and turning about to show the iridescence.

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About Bill McCallum

I was born in Australia and came to the United States to pursue a Ph. D. in mathematics at Harvard University, met my wife, and never went back. I am a professor at the University of Arizona, working in number theory and mathematics education.


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