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It’s Feed The Birds Day

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSOB) has proclaimed Oct 24 as Feed The Birds Day. It serves as a reminder of all the things we can do to help the birds through the coming winter. We’re pretty … Continue reading

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Featured Feathers: Siskins

Pine siskins are members of the Finch family, and are presently at my feeders in both the front and back yards. The name ‘siskin’ comes from the Scandinavian word for ‘a chirper.’ These little brown birds have prominent streakings of … Continue reading

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Shifting Birds

A study carried out by the Audubon Society has discovered that climate change is pushing North American birds northward, with some finches and chickadees moving hundreds of miles into Canada. As the temperatures across the US have gotten warmer, the … Continue reading

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