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Sierra Magazine's 13th Annual Travel Contest

More than 500 Sierra readers withstood bad egg-related puns to complete our 13th annual travel contest. The three winners, selected at random from among those who answered correctly, have been notified. (For their names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sierra.)

Answer 1 Our warbler is the melodious warbler; its southern migration jumping-off point is Gibraltar. Answer 2 The flightless bird is the ostrich, found in southern Africa. Answer 3 The deep-diving bird is a thick-billed murre. Travel to Digges Islands, Canada, to see one. Answer 4 The non-platypus egg-laying mammal is the echidna, native to Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. Answer 5 Our well-traveled birds are Heermann's gulls. Their main breeding site is Isla Raza in the Sea of Cortez. Answer 6 Our back-from-the-brink egg layer is the olive ridley sea turtle, found in La Escobilla, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Bonus Question The egg-related tune is "I Am the Walrus," credited to Paul McCartney and John Lennon.



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