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Ward’s Pond: Robins and Robber flies

On my walk around Ward’s Pond last week, I saw a pair of hungry baby robins eagerly awaiting food from their parents.

Baby robins in nest
A pair of baby robins

The Pond’s boardwalk, which had been shut down for years, has been re-opened. According to the July 22 edition of Boston’s City Record, the 250-foot boardwalk was damaged by storms in 2010. Its restoration by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department, to the tune of $111,000, was funded through FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Assistance Fund and the Mayor’s Capital Plan.
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