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Feathers on paloverde

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Small White Feathers Caught on Paloverde 6029

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A different sort of “fur” that I noticed at the Arbor Walk Pond on December 4, 2013, was a small clump of feathers caught on a young paloverde tree, Parkinsonia aculeata. The feathers presumably came from one of the ducks or other waterfowl that frequent the pond. Read on for more.

Written by Steve Schwartzman

January 14, 2014 at 6:01 AM

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