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Foul weather delays Christmas Bird Count

You don’t have to be a great birder to enjoy the Christmas Bird Count. You can also count birds at your birdfeeders, even if only for one hour. Photo by Debra A. Aleksinas

SHARON — Icy rain put a damper on the Trixie Strauss Christmas Bird Count, which had been scheduled to take place on Sunday, Dec. 16. 

The annual event, which was to be preceded by a free winter bird walk at the Sharon Audubon Center, was postponed until after Christmas due to predicted adverse weather conditions, according to Eileen Fielding, the Audubon Center’s director.  As of press time, the new date for the count and walk had not yet been determined.

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