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Up to 4,000 yellow-rumped warblers, 45 American robins, 36 peregrine falcons, and up to 500 common sparrows were spotted by birding enthusiasts one morning this week.
The sparrow snacks are a supplement to Mo’s new diet of homemade stew, which Cindy prepares at home each week.
The bird landed on the tip of a bare limb just above the water maybe 30 feet upstream, a sparrow-size creature with a long, dagger-like bill that opened and closed as that staccato sound came from it.
DuBay and Fuldner studied five species: horned larks, red-headed woodpeckers, field sparrows, grasshopper sparrows and Eastern towhees.
If the key concept doesn’t unnerve you, the abundance of dead sparrows will.
This little sparrow is a bit larger than the song sparrow, with a length of about 6 inches and a wingspan or about 9 inches.
The spike in the numbers of hawks, sparrows, robins, terns, and other songbirds and shorebirds — and a few rare species — is being driven by northwest winds and a pattern of cold fronts that have emerged along the East Coast over the past month.
Giant mounds of garbage have been covered, capped and planted with native grasses and trees, attracting bats, raptors, sparrows, deer, rabbits, turtles, butterflies and a host of other locals.
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