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Old April 23rd, 2010, 10:07 PM
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There are also some new arrivals that we wish were just passing through, but unfortunately are not...

These are brown-headed cowbirds, notorious nest parasites. They lay their eggs in smaller birds' nests to be raised by the host birds.

Here's a female:
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A male:
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And the morning coffee group
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"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."

"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"

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