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Nest box neighbors

There are four nesting boxes in my backyard, and each of them has received attention from prospective tenants this spring. On these cool spring days, as long as it isn’t raining, I’ve enjoyed sitting beneath the maple tree and watching the coming and goings of my feathered neighbors. There is high drama going on amidst the birdhouses, down among the wattles of the garden fence and out over the old field beyond the gate that has been left to grow by my neighbor after several years as lawn.

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