When bird watchers joined this year's Great Backyard Bird Count, they recorded the most unusual winter in the count's 15-year history. With 17.4 million bird observations, participants reported 623 species, including an influx of Snowy Owls from the arctic, early-migrating Sandhill Cranes and Belted Kingfishers in northern areas normally frozen over.
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