Northern birds being seen with regularity
Published 11/07/2012, West Fargo Pioneer
Early November, the time of year when things in the world of birding are waning considerably. Nothing is nesting, very few birds are singing, and the diversity of species has fallen precipitously from even a month ago. The days of seeing 100+ species in an outing are behind us, now 50 is a good day. The migrants which come here every summer to nest have all but deserted us for the season, leaving only permanent residents--such as black-capped chickadee -- and the overwintering northern birds.Word count: 707
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