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Chimney where swifts flocked gone for return

Passage of time alters avian tradition

Doug and Liegh Cerise, of Northville, eat popcorn and watch the location at 2nd Avenue and Bridge Street in Northville where a chimney once stood, where once a year hundreds of nesting chimney swifts would arrive from their winter home, on Monday, May 6, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Doug and Liegh Cerise, of Northville, eat popcorn and watch the location at 2nd Avenue and Bridge Street in Northville where a chimney once stood, where once a year hundreds of nesting chimney swifts would arrive from their winter home, on Monday, May 6, 2013.
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Doug Cerise lounged against his Jeep Wrangler, eating kettle corn and watching the sky. “There’s beer in the cooler,” he said. Cerise’s wife, Liegh, watched from under the arched roll bars of the Jeep, one of about a dozen vehicles parked along North Second Street in Northville on Monday night. People gathered from all over the area, waiting for a cloud of chimney swifts to return from the rainforests of Peru to the village’s Hubbell ...


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fahey
May 7, 2013
9:37 p.m.

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screwed that up didn't we.

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