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Birders asked to track winter’s flying visitors

Local backyard feeders of birds can keep track of their feathered friends and provide data that help scientists track population patterns and tune in to unusual visitors through the Mass Audubon Midwinter Bird Count on Feb. 2 and 3.

Anyone can participate, organizers of the count say, including families, first-timers, and veteran bird enthusiasts.

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