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Marsh Wren Nest

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Male marsh wrens (Cistothorus palustris), those denizens of marshes and shallow water, build globes of woven rushes, marsh grasses, cattails and other vegetation sometimes intermixed with mud and attached to cattails, rushes or flags safely above the water level. Each … Continue reading

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Not As Cute Anymore. . .

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The western meadowlark (Sturnella¬†neglecta)¬†with its cheery yellow color and melodious song has always been one of my favorite birds. Then one day I watched a meadowlark kill a small songbird. That made me rethink the meadowlark as a favorite bird. … Continue reading

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