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Grosbeaks near a backyard feeder in Bloomingdale
Grosbeaks near a backyard feeder in Bloomingdale

Counting birds in the backyard

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Bird watchers are out in force this weekend for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count. This year's event calls on birders to "Count for Fun, Count for the Future." Backyard reports this weekend will help biologists spotlight changes in bird populations and distribution from year to year. Todd Moe spoke with avid birder John Thaxton, in Keene. He and his wife became serious bird watchers after a bike trip and a stop at a bed of wild roses, 25 years ago.

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Todd Moe
Morning Host and Producer

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