Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 10:03:10
From: Richard E. Lee <ReaLee@thegrid.net>
Sorry I have taken so long getting back to you. But I had a furious allergy
attack from all the winds up here recently. Am rather better now. I enjoyed
hearing about your birds. We too have become bird watchers because we
have so many going through. We have been here so long we have come to
recognize them and their habits. One of our favorites just showed up yesterday
after an absence: a phainopepla, a dusty black bird with crested head.
A smallish--well, seven inches or so and that isn't so very small, is
it?--bird that feeds on mistletoe and so on. Actually a rather delicate
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