“I live in the city, I can’t see any birds.” False! The same concept as habitat scarcity applies here. Humans create open areas such as farms, airports, and power lines all wonderful places to look for birds. The long stretch of concrete jungle in the Northeast means that any little bit of green becomes attractive to migrants. What are often called “green islands” are concentrated with migrating birds that stop over to spend a day or two refueling on bugs before continuing their journey north. Consider a city park (
Park, New York is famous for its
migrating birds) or a cemetery (like Mt.
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