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Leave the posturing and peacocking to the politicians; this season, designers imagined men in cardigans, corduroys and plainspoken jackets, all in humble, modest tones: wren-brown, pigeon-gray, mushroom-white.
The piece ends on the song of the musician wren, a brown-orange bird speckled in black and white.
A few minutes later two very cooperative sedge wrens, another notable species, put on quite a show for the whole group.
Another break in the rain an hour or so later produced our best bird of the day; a sedge wren off Rea Road.
Mealworm seedcake, for example, is designed to attract bluebirds, orioles, wrens, jays, chickadees and titmice.
But this is nesting season and the little white birdhouse at the garden’s edge was also buzzing with activity as tiny house wrens shuttled delicious morsels such as earwigs, small worms and nondescript spiders to the hungry chicks inside.
Birds such as tanagers, thrush, orioles, grosbeaks, vireos, wrens, and buntings.
Some species can be helped with nesting boxes — bluebirds, wrens and chickadees, for example.
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