Waterfowl pause before heading south
Published 11/20/2011, for the Budgeteer
The migration of birds has been going on for the last three months in the Northland. As the daylight of late summer days begins to lessen, the earliest ones, mostly swallows and shorebirds, started working their way towards the south. This was followed by an abundance of songbirds as we entered September. The flights of warblers, vireos and nighthawks were passing by.Word count: 659
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