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Take It Outside: Birds and Birders

I love the term “leaf out.” For a plant or tree, it means to open its leaf buds. “The trees leafed out late this spring.” The time before the trees leaf out in the spring is a special time. The birds … Continue reading

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Talk Hawk

Last week a Cooper’s Hawk arrived in the Library of Congress. It was first spotted last Wednesday. This bird of prey may have flown in through a broken window in the dome of the Main Reading Room. The hawk likes … Continue reading

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