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Day 1: Bella Italia!

Urbania, Italy

sunny 80 °F

Yesterday, my mom and I traveled from Chicago to the small mountain town of Urbania, Italy because I will be here for a month studying opera and Italian language!

The drive from Rome was very scenic and beautiful:
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Soon, we arrived at this beautiful inn in which we are staying for a couple days — then I will move in with a host family.
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The birding on the property is quite good — this is a EURASIAN JAY:
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EURASIAN COLLARED-DOVE:
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ITALIAN SPARROW:
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WHITE WAGTAIL:
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Birds aren’t the only creatures around, though! House Gecko:
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Dinner was very delicious!
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Then, before bed, we had a beautiful walk home at dusk. I even heard (but didn’t see) a TAWNY OWL calling.
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Bird-of-the-day to the wagtail with runner-up to the owl for yesterday! Stay tuned!

Good birding,
Henry
World Life List: 940 Species (no life birds yesterday)

Posted by skwclar 03:28 Archived in Italy

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