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Same here in Brandon. Plus one female.

Sue Wetmore

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On Dec 21, 2013, at 6:13 PM, "Lynette D. Reep" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Two chasing each other outside my home in Burlington this afternoon. 
> Lynette 
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> Date:         Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:38:20 
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> Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Red Bird
> 
> We have had no Cardinals this winter Usually many pairs.
> Marylyn Pillsbury
> So Hero
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> From: "Brennan Michaels and John Beattie" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: [VTBIRD] Red Bird
> Date: Sat, Dec 21, 2013 5:12 pm
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> 
> so wonderful, we have a cardinal couple at the feeder, so fortunate.
> thanks for the poem
> On Dec 21, 2013, at 3:43 PM, Patti Haynes wrote:
> 
>> Happy Solstice birders!
>> 
>> The following is a poem written by Mary Oliver that I felt fit the occasion:
>> 
>> 
>> RED BIRD
>> 
>> Red bird came all winter
>> firing up the landscape
>> as nothing else could.
>> 
>> Of course I love the sparrows,
>> those dun colored darlings,
>> so hungry and so many.
>> 
>> I am a God-fearing feeder of birds.
>> I know He has many children,
>> not all of them bold in spirit.
>> 
>> Still,for whatever reason----
>> perhaps because the winter is so long
>> and the sky is so black-blue,
>> 
>> or perhaps because the heart narrows
>> as often as it opens---
>> I am grateful
>> 
>> that red bird comes all winter
>> firing up the landscape
>> as nothing else can do.