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Jon and I have been slacking on our bird watching. But today we saw three amazing birds in our Greenpoint backyard. The most beautiful of which was a Baltimore Oriole. Up until now, I believed the most gorgeous bird to be the Cardinal, but the Oriole wins this beauty contest hands down. I have never in my life seen such a striking shade of orange. The damn bird gave me goose bumps. It was such a stunner.

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We also were lucky enough to spot a Yellow Warbler (left) and an American Red Start (right), all while we were eating lasagna for breakfast!

Keep your eyes open for lots of cool birds visiting Brooklyn as their migrations begin.

Have you seen any unusual birds in Brooklyn? What is your favorite bird?

We actually took our own photos which you can check out on our neglected Brooklyn Early Birds blog.


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