While the article covers an East Coast activity, this New York Times article
from today's edition:
Who Needs Baseball? Birders Have Their Own Fall Classic
which can be found at:
describes the annual fall birders' raptor rapture, and should be of general
interest. Accessing it likely will require registering for the site, but so
far, that's at no charge. Recommended!
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