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Birders watch and tally numbers from a Bloomingdale roadside
Birders watch and tally numbers from a Bloomingdale roadside

Braving snow and cold to count birds

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The National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count is underway and continues through next week. The annual bird census relies on volunteer bird watchers who head out with binoculars, bird guides and even mobile apps to scan trees and fields, and report on every bird they see. Todd Moe spoke with longtime birder Joan Collins, in Long Lake, who says this is the 111th annual Christmas Bird Count.

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Todd Moe
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