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The usual (and some unusual) suspects

On my little property, sandwiched among other modest properties in my suburban Ventura neighborhood, I’ve built a lush green paradise with inviting plants and watering holes where birds eagerly flock. By far the most ubiquitous species to frequent my garden is the common house sparrow. You know, that gregarious songbird with brown, black, and gray markings who gathers in large, social...

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