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texmextele ADMIN September 6, 2013
There have been some sightings of Caspian Terns in Biddeford Pool. Anyone got any pics to share with the group?

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This group is designed to supplement the Maine Bird Digest currently moderated by Doug Hitchcox. ( If you're out in the field or just in your backyard and you've taken picture of an interesting bird or a common bird doing something interesting, feel free to share your photos here.

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