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Gimme Shelter

The summer birds have all departed for southern climes or lower altitudes. Many of our human friends have done likewise. Those of us who remain are simmering soup, digging out winter clothes and making sure our homes are snug and … Continue reading

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If You Build It…

I haven’t been birding much this summer. Finding time was difficult since I’m now at least somewhat gainfully employed. What time I did have was spent learning new plants. I found myself staying up much too late to get up … Continue reading

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Starlings Not Welcome Here

Birders in the U.S. are supposed to hate European Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris), and there are plenty of reasons to do so. The species originated in Europe, North Africa, and western-to-central Asia. While mostly abundant there as well, the species has … Continue reading

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