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Wednesday, September 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Birds show signs of spring fever

BIRDWATCHING -- The ever-vigilant eyes of area birdwatchers are finding more to see every day.  Here's this week's report from Charles Swift in Moscow:
 
I had a smallish mixed flock of Bohemian and cedar waxwings on campus this morning. There might be more Bohemians around - there are several favored locations around campus that I haven't checked recently.
 
Also on Wednesday, the local pair of kestrels on the University of Idaho campus were copulating - presumably still pair bonding at this point but another sure sign of spring.
 
And with the lack of snow and mild temps, I bet there will be some early killdeer here on the Palouse any day.



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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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