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A Wild Thrush Chase

24 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Early Friday afternoon I checked my personal email on my phone while I was at work. And was I ever dismayed to see that Eric Miller, Queens birder-extraordinaire , had managed to find another amazing rarity for my home borough, a Varied Thrush. Why did what would be a new bird for my Queens list dismay me? Well, I had to stay at work. And after work I had to pick up my son from school and by the time I had to pick him up it would be too late to fight traffic all the way to the Alley Pond Environmental Center and still have much daylight left for the search. Not only that, but the family's...
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