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Annual bird counts give scientists climate clues

Annual bird counts give scientists climate clues

Where are the wild turkeys? Why were no black rails found? What about fox sparrows and the 13 other species that are commonly counted on the preserve? Where have they gone?

January 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Chicago partnership is saving migratory birds

Chicago partnership is saving migratory birds

Linda Day Harrison remembers the words that started Lights Out Chicago.

March 29, 2012 12:00 am Related
Cater to snowbirds, and they will come

Cater to snowbirds, and they will come

Food is the top priority for snowbirds, bird-watchers say. Feed them and non-migrating species will flock, adding a welcome splash of color and chirps to your yard.

November 22, 2011 1:00 pm Photos

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Cater to snowbirds, and they will come

Cater to snowbirds, and they will come

Food is the top priority for snowbirds, bird-watchers say. Feed them and non-migrating species will flock, adding a welcome splash of color and chirps to your yard.

November 16, 2011 4:45 pm Photos

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Suet? Do it! If you feed them, winter birds will come

Suet? Do it! If you feed them, winter birds will come

Meet suet, i.e. rendered beef fat. Insect-eaters such as woodpeckers, wrens and chickadees love it. They scarf the succulent stuff like we do chocolate. Suet is a birdie power bar.

February 10, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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