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Shorebirds, consisting of a few different species near West Fargo recently, ably illustrate the flocking behavior of birds once past the breeding season. Keith Corliss / Forum Communications Co.

Flight Lines: Characteristics differ among fall bird tendencies

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Consider the topic areas below simplistic. Species of different stripes tend to be scattered all over the chart when it comes to characteristics and shun sweeping generalizations. Still, at the risk of sounding overly broad, it's instructive to address some common tendencies.


Flocking behavior:

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