Saturday, December 25, 2010

Immature male cardinal eating ambrosia seeds on September 16, 2010

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September and October are feasting months for locally fledged birds as well as the hoards of migrating birds that find Ambrosia trifida a special native treat in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The importance of allowing native plants to go to seed and remain standing as "feeders with legs" cannot be overemphasized.

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