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Snow Birds In Fairfield County? Hitting The Seed After The Storm

A blue jay beside a bird feeder in Greenwich
A blue jay beside a bird feeder in Greenwich Photo Credit: Cynthia Ehlinger
Goldfinch cling to a feeder at a Brookfield home
Goldfinch cling to a feeder at a Brookfield home Photo Credit: Tara Maguire
Juncos, cardinals and finches find shelter and food under a deck table at a Brookfield home.
Juncos, cardinals and finches find shelter and food under a deck table at a Brookfield home. Photo Credit: Tara Maguire
Hungry birds at the bird feeder: blue jay plus common grackles and brown-headed cowbirds.
Hungry birds at the bird feeder: blue jay plus common grackles and brown-headed cowbirds. Photo Credit: Cynthia Ehlinger

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — As the snowstorm tapers off on Tuesday afternoon, the birds are once again flying across Fairfield County.

"The March storm makes it difficult for birds to find natural sources for food, so feeders are like a fast-food drive-through during storms. Chickadees need to fatten up during the day to survive frigid nights," said Brookfield resident Tara Maguire, an avid bird lover.

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