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A Few Odd Birds I’ve Seen in San Francisco

And how to start watching and identifying birds

Long-billed curlew in Chrissy Field Marsh. All photos by my partner.

A couple of articles got me interested in birdwatching. The first, on how to do nothing, (which I’m pretty good at), described a relationship the author had with some crows. She started leaving nuts out for them on her balcony and soon enough, they were following her down the street when she went for a walk…




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Patsy Fergusson

Patsy Fergusson

Tree hugger. Tour guide. Top Writer. Feminist. Newly-baptized Bay swimmer. Editor of Fourth Wave.

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