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“The Pines of Florence”: Castellare di Castellina Chianti Classico (2018)

8 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

One of the nice things about winter finch irruptions is that they usually take place across two calendar years, allowing ardent listers to tick the very same species in January for their new year lists as they saw in the final weeks of the previous year. After all, it could be years before some of them come back again. This strategy is even more important given this winter's “super flight” currently taking place in eastern North America, which is seeing one of the most impressive and southward incursions of Red-breasted Nuthatches , Purple Finches , Evening Grosbeaks , Common Redpolls...
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