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November, 2017

WHERE ARE THE BIRDS?

Over the last two weeks or so I’ve received daily calls asking “what has happened to our backyard birds?” Even on the MAINE Birds Facebook Group (membership required) there is a thread titled “Where are all the back-yard birds ? No birds at feeders for days !!” that has 345 comments of people mostly echoing the lack of backyard birds. I literally can’t keep up with the calls so want to let you readers know – and encourage your sharing – that the birds are fine. Several factors have all aligned perfectly to minimize the detectability of birds in backyards. Here are a few:

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