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BirdNote: Robins and Berries in Winter

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A robin on a berry-laden branch.

It's mid-winter, and a passing flock of robins suddenly drops out of the sky. A moment ago, the yard was empty of birds, but now it's full. They settle in a bush laden with fruits. When the robins pass over a fruiting shrub, those red berries signal like a neon sign on a restaurant. Time to stop for a meal!

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Broadcast on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 8:57 a.m.

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