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The Six Good Birds of Christmas

10,000 Birds

In the shallows of the submerged Moldova island, among Common Coots , Common Goldeneyes , Tufted Ducks and Common Pochards (oh, don’t you just hate calling birds “common”), a few Smews and two dozen Goosanders (a.k.a. I knew what it was but couldn’t really see it well and wasn’t happy with that observation (wrote about that here ).

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Ways to Effectively Lobby Congress

Critter News

The Congressional Research Service issues reports on everything from the political situation in Moldova to environmental policies related to hog farming. Ask them to co-sponsor bills you support. OpenCRS is another great resource. This is what members of congress rely on when they vote on issues.

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