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Continued: Cowbirds hatched a survival plan

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  • Last update: July 30, 2013 - 3:59 PM

Lifelong birder Jim Williams can be reached at woodduck38@gmail.com. Join his conversation about birds at www.startribune.com/wingnut.



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