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Today’s #ORNITHOLODAY is all about baby birds and how they grow up! #ornithology #GrowBirdGrow
Sarah Winnicki (personal account: @skwinnicki) will be tweeting fun facts about growing birds & details about her #PrairieBabies project on this account from 1400-1100 UTC, so keep checking in for more #ornithology #SciComm! #ORNITHOLODAY #GrowBirdGrow
@skwinnicki Keep an eye out for our hashtags #ORNITHOLODAY & #GrowBirdGrow. Please feel free to ask questions at any point throughout the day!
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It is the N. American songbird breeding season, AKA time for my annual #bird & #birding PSA:

Don’t kill #cowbird brood parasite eggs/nestlings! It is illegal and likely doing more harm to your birds than good. How? Behold, a mega-thread: 1/37

[all media mine unless indicated] One blue Dickcissel and one speckled cowbird egg in a nest
Before I start, know I’m going to be citing lots of academic articles that are likely behind a paywall. If you want to know more about the articles and can’t access them please DM me! Science should be available to everyone, but that is an argument for another time. 2/37
The Brown-headed Cowbird! A sharp-looking blackbird from North and Central America. Males have black bodies and chocolate-brown heads. Females are sleek and brown. They make fun bubbly noises. 3/37 allaboutbirds.org/guide/Brown-he…
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