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The Boreal chickadees of S. Admiral are pictured in a book.

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Images that were taken at the Admiral Rd feeder have been used in the newest version of the DNR's book "Wood Working for Wildlife." I started flipping through it at Barnes and Noble tonight and recognized the dead tamarack with the little bit of cedar and red dogwood at the base of the tree right away. Anyone who has been there will notice right away that the bird in the snow is feeding at that site. I have also met the photographer there a few times.

This is a great book if you are interested in building bird houses, bat houses, loon rafts and other things that help wildlife. I had the original version a long time ago and tonight got the revised third edition which has a lot of new stuff in it.

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Thanks, Jason. Sounds like a good book to pick up.

And thanks again for establishing and maintaining the feeding station. Your work allowed a lot of photographers and birders to easily add the boreal chickadee to their portfolios/lifelists.

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Hey I missed that one, its a beautiful shot of a common merganser hen and her babies. Here I thought I looked at all the photo credits. Nice job Mike.

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