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Acadian Birder: June 2012 Archives

Dr. David Bird Talks Peregrines

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

peregrine.jpgOur birder, Alain Clavette, had the opportunity to interview one of his ornithological heroes this week. Dr. David Bird is an expert on raptors and Alain wanted to talk to him about the nesting Peregrine Falcons in Moncton.

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A Painted Bunting, Turkey Vultures and More

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

painted.jpgA colourful Painted Bunting was spotted in the St. Stephen area this week, causing a great deal of excitement for local birders. Alain Clavette talks about that sighting, plus the increasing numbers of Turkey Vultures in the province and searching for Vesper Sparrow nests. (photo credit: The Cornell Lab of Ornithology)

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Taking Care of Your Bird Feeders and Baths

Posted by Vanessa Vander Valk

rose-breastedgrosbeak.jpgAlain Clavette loves birds, so it's no surprise that he has multiple feeders and baths on his property designed to attract all manner of bird to his backyard. But he says it takes a little work to keep the feeders attractive to feathered friends.

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