BDN bird expert Bob Duchesne is back to talk about how the wildlife in your backyard is actually pretty used to you. Setting up a seat 6 feet away from his feeders, he inches closer and closer to see if the birds will still come for a snack, even if he’s sitting nearby.

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Bob Duchesne, Good Birding

Bob Duchesne serves as vice president of Maine Audubon’s Penobscot Valley Chapter. He developed the Maine Birding Trail, with information at He can be reached at