Bird Watching in Central Park

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More than fifty million Americans enjoy bird watching every year, and why not? Birds are beautiful creatures and there are so many different kinds of birds that you’ll never be bored. Glenn Phillips, of New York Audubon, gives some suggestions on birding.

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