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CT Audubon: You Can Go Back to Filling Your Bird Feeders and Birdbaths

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For those of you who have taken down your bird feeders this summer — a sincere thank you for caring about Connecticut’s birds. The good news: It’s okay to start feeding birds again. — an announcement from the Connecticut Audubon Society, in a version published in

But if you decide to do so, there are still a few precautions you should heed. State environmental officials said today that the number of dead birds being reported in Connecticut has dropped to about a quarter of what it had been in recent weeks. As a result, the Connecticut Audubon Society is joining the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in dropping its recommendation that people take in their backyard bird feeders and bird baths.