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  • Travis Audubon Celebrates Conservation Day at the Austin Zoo

    By: Beth Arnold On Saturday, February 17, Master Birders Mary Hoch, Ellen Cox and Beth Arnold joined other organizations celebrating the second annual Conservation Day at the Austin Zoo. Mary addressed visitors’ birding questions and invited them to explore more through books and bird sounds. Then she suggested that they

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  • Texas Naturalist’s Notes by Bill Reiner: Goldfinches and Siskins, Part 1

    By: Bill Reiner If you feed birds in the winter, you probably know the goldfinches well already. Tiny seed-eaters that throng to the feeders, often fluttering on zebra-striped wings, they utter twittering calls that are cheerful one moment, plaintive the next, until an opening appears among the larger birds. They

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