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In preparation for this afternoon's solar eclipse, please note: Eclipse glasses are available to Davidson College staff, faculty and students only. Glasses will not be distributed to the public. For more information about today's events at Davidson, visit the Great American Eclipse website.

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Availability of eclipse glasses limited to Davidson faculty, staff and students.


The Charlotte Observer: Popular Bluebird Crowds Out Nuthatches

Mark StanbackBluebirds in North Carolina are happier these days, "back from the brink," reports the Charlotte Observer. Their numbers are up, in part, because Professor of Biology Mark Stanback and his students have erected hundreds of nest boxes in Pinehurst and the greater Charlotte area over the past 15 years.

But brown-headed nuthatches have not fared as well-yet. Now, Stanback and students are taking a closer look at the situation, including competition between the two avian species.

Read "Battle in Birdland."