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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – February 2020

What is your favorite bird? Many of us would answer, “Chickadee!” After all the black-capped chickadee is the Massachusetts state bird. Chickadees’ cheerful presence at our bird feeders or in the trees along our walk, is always welcome. Its range is confined to North America, from the northeast to northern California and south to the

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – January 2020

Do you wonder if your winter bird feeding actually helps the birds? Many experts have told us that birds don’t really need us; that feeding is only for people to enjoy birds, not to keep birds alive. But a new study done in the United Kingdom suggests that feeding birds may indeed help them. Cornell

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Wildlife Watch by Marian Harman – December 2019

Happy New Year! Westford Wildlife Watch is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Wildlife Watch, which began in 1990, was inspired by Chuck Roth, then Education Coordinator at Mass Audubon. Roth had started asking people to send wildlife reports to him in his hometown of Littleton. When I asked Westford residents to send me their

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