TITLE

Windbreaks

AUTHOR(S)
Eggleston, Niles
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Dec97, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on windbreaks in New York State that act as miniature bird and wild life habitats. Original purpose of the tree plantings; Varieties of birds in the summer and winter; Wild turkey; Bird feeders; Southbound migration of hawks.
ACCESSION #
61139

 

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