Want to Connect to the World and Keep Your Distance? Try Birdwatching

By Lane Scher

This green heron was photographed in the Florida Everglades. The species can also be found here in Durham, and in particular near the pond at Duke Gardens. — photo by Lane Scher

If you’re like most people in the world, you might be looking for a new hobby right about now. Maybe something that helps you enjoy the beautiful spring weather and is a little more stimulating than a walk. Possibly something that contributes to a global effort, but definitely keeps you away from other people.

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