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Chimney where swifts flocked gone for return

Passage of time alters avian tradition

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
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The Hubbell chimney, which towered 50 feet over its grassy vacant lot until last year, has since been reduced to a 5-foot-by-5-foot concrete slab by a guy in a backhoe. Monday night, the slab was adorned by a single skull-sized stone stained with bird guano — but not from swifts. ...

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