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Storm shelter

In Florida, where I live, we get many thunderstorms, but I never see the birds in trees during the storms. We recently had a tropical storm and I did not see any birds in the trees. Where do birds go when it rains or storms?

Birding Expert - George H. Harrison

Just like at night, birds will seek shelter during storms. I remember watching a flock of American robins dive into clumps of dried cattails in a wetland at sundown. They simply disappeared into the weeds. Other birds will seek the densest areas of a hedge or pine thicket, or shrubbery...any place to keep out of the wind, rain or snow.

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