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Millions of Red-eyed Vireos, Eastern Kingbirds, Chimney Swifts in Costa Rica- All Heading North

26 days ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Birds are arriving in North America, flying from places far to the south. Many come from Central America, a good number fly much further. When birding in parks and woodlots of Ohio, Virginia, and Toronto, places with groves of maples and old craggy oaks, it can be hard to imagine that the Red-eyed Vireos of constant song were foraging for caterpillar larvae in rainforest just a few months earlier. When we casually watch a pair of Eastern Kingbirds call from fence posts of old fields or fly up to chase a local Red-tailed Hawk , how would one ever guess that, in February, those same birds...
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