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David and Janet Grundyson stand near their picture window. In the background, the tree stump they transformed into a giant feeding station. Houses and feeders built by David hold black oil seeds, suet, peanut butter and other bird treats. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)

For the love of feathered friends

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When you live on a busy roadway you generally don't expect to have the best view of nature possible.

But fortune favors the bold.


Tucked off Hubbard County Road 15, Janet and David Grundyson of Park Rapids are eyewitnesses to dozens nature's winged creatures and a few predators in waiting.

Janet recalls the recent morning when eight red cardinals were munching on seeds below her picture window.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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