[CT Birds] Swifts aloft, crows urbane, & young NYC birder

Arthur Shippee ashippee at snet.net
Thu Oct 27 19:00:39 EDT 2016


Now that it's dark and rainy, three stories of interest, if you're not sorting photographs.


http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/28/science/common-swifts.html
Flying for 10 Months Without a Layover:  Common swifts can stay aloft for up to 10 months, researchers found. They even mate in the air. Credit



http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/24/nyregion/crows-and-ravens-make-new-york-comebacks-to-caw-and-cr-r-uck-about.html
Crows and Ravens Make New York Comebacks to Caw (and Cr-r-ruck) About


http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/23/nyregion/rare-find-in-new-york-a-teenage-birder.html
Rare Find in New York: A Teenage Birder:  Kai Victor is the president of the New York State Young Birders Club and a founder of the birding club at the Dalton School, where he is a senior.




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