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Published: Friday, 5/8/2009

For the birds

A whippoorwill, above, and a yellow-rumped warbler, below, are among the birds viewed by Bill Wilson, bottom, of Oxford, Ohio, in foreground at left, and others at Magee Marsh, where special events are planned Saturday in observance of the 17th annual International Migratory Bird Day. Decoy carving, songbird banding, and other activities are planned beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the wildlife area on State Rt. 2 near Oak Harbor and nearby facilities, including Maumee Bay State Park. A whippoorwill, above, and a yellow-rumped warbler, below, are among the birds viewed by Bill Wilson, bottom, of Oxford, Ohio, in foreground at left, and others at Magee Marsh, where special events are planned Saturday in observance of the 17th annual International Migratory Bird Day. Decoy carving, songbird banding, and other activities are planned beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the wildlife area on State Rt. 2 near Oak Harbor and nearby facilities, including Maumee Bay State Park.
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Slug: CTY migrate07pDate:  05062009        The Blade/Andy Morrison       Location: Oak Harbor      Caption: A yellow-rumped warbler perches high in a tree at Magee Marsh, Wednesday, 05062009. Saturday will mark the 17th annual International Migratory Bird Day, celebrating the conservation of all migratory birds. This year's theme is "Celebrating Birds in Culture." Slug: CTY migrate07pDate: 05062009 The Blade/Andy Morrison Location: Oak Harbor Caption: A yellow-rumped warbler perches high in a tree at Magee Marsh, Wednesday, 05062009. Saturday will mark the 17th annual International Migratory Bird Day, celebrating the conservation of all migratory birds. This year's theme is "Celebrating Birds in Culture."
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Slug: CTY migrate07pDate:  05062009        The Blade/Andy Morrison       Location: Oak Harbor      Caption: Bill Wilson, left, Oxford, Ohio, and other birding enthusiasts look for migratory birds at Magee Marsh, Wednesday, 05062009. Mr. Wilson was joined by his mother Nancy Wilson, also of Oxford. Saturday will mark the 17th annual International Migratory Bird Day, celebrating the conservation of all migratory birds. This year's theme is "Celebrating Birds in Culture." Slug: CTY migrate07pDate: 05062009 The Blade/Andy Morrison Location: Oak Harbor Caption: Bill Wilson, left, Oxford, Ohio, and other birding enthusiasts look for migratory birds at Magee Marsh, Wednesday, 05062009. Mr. Wilson was joined by his mother Nancy Wilson, also of Oxford. Saturday will mark the 17th annual International Migratory Bird Day, celebrating the conservation of all migratory birds. This year's theme is "Celebrating Birds in Culture."
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