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Thousands Of Migrating Birds Take Their Layover In A Texas Parking Lot

NPR | July 22, 2014 5:17 p.m.

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Luke Quinton

For one month every summer, hundreds of thousands of purple martins stop by an abandoned shopping mall parking lot in Austin, Texas, on their way to the Amazon Basin. Reporter Luke Quinton visited this year’s roosting and offers a glimpse of the phenomenon.

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