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Absence of white-throated sparrows may be cause for concern

Sunday, April 7, 2013
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Speaking of Nature

White-throated sparrows are so common in our area that they can rightly be described as fixtures at winter feeders. This year, however, for the first time in the 25 years that I have been birding, I have not seen even one. So I am wondering if anyone else out there has noticed this bird so conspicuous in its absence....

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