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I thought of a new idea. A prompt. A new prompt with a bird! They don't have a due date and such. It can be a poem, a short story or whatever you want it to be, just as long as it involves that certain bird. They don't even have to be in order. If you have any suggestions, feel free to reply. If you don't know what a bird looks like, feel free to look it up!

---November 22-December 22's theme will be Central American birds (I have placed more familiar American birds as alternatives if you have trouble)---

#1: Black-thighed Grosbeak (alternative: Rose-breasted Grosbeak)

Here's mine: click here!

#2: Bat Falcon (alternative: Peregrine Falcon)

#3: Ringed Kingfisher (alternative: Belted Kingfisher)

#4: White-headed Wren (alternative: Rock Wren)

#5: Bananaquit (alternative: Common Yellowthroat)

#6: Red-legged Honeycreeper (alternative: Cerulean Warbler)

#7: Orchard Oriole

#8: Snowcap (a hummingbird) (alternative: Ruby-throated Hummingbird)

#9: Roseate Spoonbill

#10: Boat-billed Heron (alternative: Great Blue Heron)

#11: Blue Cotinga (alternative: Eastern Bluebird)

#12: Fork-tailed Flycatcher (alternative: Scissor-tailed Flycatcher)

#13: Spangle-cheeked Tanager (alternative: Summer Tanager)

#14: Bank Swallow (aka Sand Martin)

#15: Great Jacamar (alternative: Pileated Woodpecker, I guess?)

#16: Spotted Antbird (alternative: Spotted Towhee)

#17: Rufous-crested Coquette (alternative: Calliope Hummingbird)

#18: Common Potoo (alternative: Common Nighthawk)

#19: Keel-billed Toucan (alternative: seriously? I don't think there really is...)

#20: Rufous-collared Sparrow (alternative: Harris's Sparrow)

#21: Purple Gallinule

#22: Rufuscent Tiger-Heron (alternative: American Bittern)

#23: Tiny Hawk (alternative: Sharp-shinned Hawk)

#24: Spectacled Owl (alternative: Elf Owl)

#25: Rufous-vented Ground-cuckoo (alternative: Greater Roadrunner)

#26: Ruddy Turnstone

#27: Long-tailed Silky-flycatcher (alternative: Phainopepla)

#28: Montezuma Oropendula (alternative: Common Grackle)

#29: Brown-billed Scythebill (alternative: Curve-billed Thrasher)

#30: White-throated Magpie-jay (alternative: Blue Jay)

11/22/2011 . Edited 11/22/2011 #1
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