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Bird watchers scouted for coastal species at Halibut Point State Park in Rockport as the sun rose on May 11. Below, an oriole called out to other birds while perched on a branch in the park, prime territory for the birders.
David Seibel and his wife, Amy Casher (top), looked for birds in Lancaster; above (from left) Diane Saari, Gwen Shipley, and Tim Swain scouted the landscape, too; white-crown sparrows basked in the morning sunlight at Halibut Point State Park in Rockport.
At 6 p.m...