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Garden Gate: Episode 87 – Where have all the swallows gone? Guest Drew Monkman

CHEX TV airdate: April 15th, 2016 Click link to watch this episode online Swallows, purple martins, chimney swifts have all been declining in numbers for a number of years. In my own backyard I had a couple of families filling my wonderful apartment bird house. But for the last 4 or 5 years I’ve had … Read more

Garden Gate: Episode 86 – Pine Siskins with guest Drew Monkman

Chex TV airdate: April 1st, 2016 Click link to watch this episode online. Local Naturalist and author Drew Monkman is my guest on this episode. Drew helps us understand why we’ve had so many Pine Siskins at our feeders this year. He also points out the differences between Pine Siskins and Gold finches. These two … Read more

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