Counting crows … and eagles, owls, cardinals & woodpeckers

A bald eagle in a treetop at Sharon Audubon caught the attention of Evelyn Cass, left, and Zach Adams during the Sunday, Dec. 30, Trixie Strauss Bird Count at Sharon Audubon. Photo By Debra A. Aleksinas

SHARON — To the unsuspecting, there were some odd sightings around town on Sunday, Dec. 30. Grown men whistled, chirped and cawed. Strangers stared with binoculars into residents’ backyard birdfeeders. People drove around in frigid, 27-degree weather with their windows rolled down. Small crowds stood in the middle of fields or forests, their eyes glued to the sky.

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