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Arboretum: Nests and Hummingbirds

The birds in the Arnold Arboretum are now in the thick of spring. On a cool, sunny morning, I watched them build nests, sing to attract mates, and defend their territory.

Female red-winged blackbird holding straw in her beak
A female red-winged blackbird finds material for her nest

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