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Not social distancing: Encouraging birds in your backyard

 

Last updated 4/12/2020 at 12:27pm

Lisa Noel Hawkins

A mal Anna's hummingbird perched on a cattail in Edmonds.

POSTED APRIL 12

During this time of staying home and social isolation and distancing, many of us we can see it is now spring in Edmonds.

Flowers are starting to bloom and birds are flying around. Many are singing! Looking and listening for these birds can be a welcoming distraction from the news of the coronavirus pandemic.

It is great to be cheered up by the sight of Anna's hummingbirds sipping from the blossoms of my red flowering current bushes, brightly colored American goldfinches eating sunflower chips at one of my backyard bird feeders, or a black-capped chickadee taking one sunflowe...



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