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In 2011, a U.S. attorney in North Dakota charged Hamm with a criminal misdemeanor after a Say’s phoebe got stuck and died in a pond of oil waste.
In 1804, a young naturalist named John James Audubon tied silver threads to the legs of the eastern phoebes, tiny white-and-brown songbirds, that lived in a nest near his home near Philadelphia.
DEAR JOAN: Last summer a neighbor removed some evergreens and several displaced black phoebes found their way to our yard.
A phoebe is a kind of bird, and my little girl also happened to arrive 8 weeks before her due date, making her a true early bird.
The day was as soft as sunshine when an eastern phoebe returned to my yard during the first week of April.
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