Protect your nest

A mama robin takes on a harsh economy

BY HENRY ABBOTT
"Blues" by Dany_M is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

I’m like the dog now: Unless it’s raining, I want to be in the backyard. I recently spent a whole weekend afternoon on my side, pulling every little weedlet from the gravel. 

The pandemic has taught me that our garden wildlife visits in shifts. Starlings, squirrels, cat birds, robins, and …

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