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AFSRC Picture of the Week, February 23, 2009
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Cardinal, Junco & Chickadee

As spring approaches, winter is slow to end in central Appalachia. These wild birds (Northern Cardinal, Dark-Eyed Junco, and Black-Capped Chickadee) congregate in an apple tree near bird feeders. Arrival of spring will start new plant growth and replenish fresh food sources for livestock and the local wildlife.

 

Photo by Susan Boyer

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