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A comparison of Downy
and Hairy Woodpeckers.
A photo page showing the size differences between the two similarly colored woodpeckers, with a link to more photos.
A Great Place for
Naturalist Tammy Mercer explains why the Garden is great for birding. (Spring 2005)
Avery Birding Terrace
Photos and background on the Avery Birding Terrace.
Cardinals - Juveniles
A photo page of what juvenile Northern Cardinals look like.
Early Birders Catch the Wonders
Naturalist Tammy Mercer reviews what wonders are seen during the year on the Saturday Morning Birding walks.
EBWG Birds to Become Part of
State Bird Breeding History
Naturalist Tammy Mercer tells us of the Garden's part in a state-wide Bird Breeding Atlas.
EBWG as a Migration Rest Stop
Naturalist Tammy Mercer
writes an article addressed to the birds about the benefits of Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden as a migration rest stop. (Fall 2007)
Green Heron (pdf)
MPRB Naturalist Tammy Mercer writes about the Green Heron
Many Colors of Feathers (The)
Naturalist Tammy Mercer writes about the color of bird feathers and why we see the colors the way we do. (Fall 2010)
Native Plants - for the Birds
EBWG Naturalist Tammy Mercer writes about interactions of plants, insects and bird life. Illustrated.
Rewards of Summer Birding
Naturalist Tammy Mercer reviews summer birding and distinguishing fledglings from adults. (Summer 2005)
A photo essay on thirteen common birds most likely to be seen during winter in central and southern Minnesota
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