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At home in the desert

Verdin

Anza Borrego Desert

Blending in with his habitat, verdins are colorful tiny birds that are in the same family as chickadees and bushtits. They build both roosting nests as well as nests for raising young. Unfortunately verdins are in decline with the major culprit being loss of habitat due to human development.

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Taken on March 14, 2016