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Singing the sounds of spring

May 5, 2012
By GARRY BRANDENBURG , Times-Republican

It is hard to not notice the small critters of our world. I'm talking about birds, that quick splash of color that just darted across the roadway. Or it could be the singing sounds of a bird high in a tree top but invisible to the human below at ground level. In either case, we know it is that time of the year for a big push of migrating birds. Going north is an unstoppable urge. For Iowans, some of these species will stay to nest. Others are just passing through on their way to places much further north. If they present themselves at local feeders, area wildlife areas or parks, all the better as we enjoy what a new spring season brings us.

 
 
 

 

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