Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

FALL 2017

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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Part XIII Birder's Guide North Carolina is home to an abundance of bird species. Here are some of the more common varieties you can expect to spot within the Piedmont region S Barred owl (Strix varia) The hoots of this baritone — with its soulful brown eyes and brown-and-white-striped plumage — echo through southern forests and swamp land, where its brethren will call back and forth to one another. It is most active at night, hunting largely for small mammals, though it can — and does — hunt in daytime as well. It watches from its perch in the trees or by flying low and might hover before dropping to clutch its prey with its talons. Its hooting call sounds akin to "Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you-all?" Once solely a bird of the east, it now reaches into the Pacific Northwest.

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