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Christmas bird count

In Jamestown Dec. 15 and Warren, Pa., Dec. 14

December 8, 2013
The OBSERVER

The idea of a national bird count dates back to the late 1800s when individuals participated in a holiday tradition called the Christmas "Side Hunt." People would pick sides and go out with their fire arms and bag as many feathered and furred animals as possible. Whichever group collected the most would be the winner.

 
 

 

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