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Willmar's long tradition continues with annual count


WILLMAR -- This weather really is not for the birds, but it was quite a bit better when 23 volunteers continued a long-standing tradition in the Willmar area by participating in the National Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count.

The volunteers spotted 48 different species and a total of 3,991 individuals during the Dec. 19, 2009 count, according to a recent report by coordinators Joel Halbritter and Joel Schmidt.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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