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Research assistant Stephanie Putnam, right, prepares to weigh a white-throated sparrow Saturday while Missouri River Bird Observatory assistant director Ethan Duke watches during a backyard bird banding event at Birds-I-View in Jefferson City.

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Yeah, the weekend event was for the birds. But those watching the birds had a lot of fun and gathered some information for the Missouri River Bird Observatory.


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