Nifty Tidbits

Nifty Tidbits: by Chuck Rigby

Originally printed in the Dec. 4, 2002 edition of the Illinois Valley News

The Illinois Valley has been invaded again. Instead of firefighters or travel trailers, we have been invaded by birds from the north. We are not on a major flyway for waterfowl but we do have some songbirds that are commonly found somewhere else during the summer and are now here. The Oregon junco, a little gray sparrow . . .