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March 19, 2014

This Day in History

On this day in 1922, Freeman Currier witnessed a flock of birds going north that he estimated to be nearly 4,000 in number. But this was insignificant compared to what he later saw in the fall … where there was a steady stream of grackles … which he saw for 40 minutes straight.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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