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"I don’t generally like the word 'collector,' but in this case, I guess I am one since I almost never wear these watches," says Erickson. He took the whimsical name for his collection from a field guide to birds by the well-known naturalist, Roger Tory Peterson. The warblers in question, of which there are many (including the Ruby-Crowned Kinglet, the Northern Parula, and the Blackburnian) have such subtle differences in their drab autumnal markings that they could be, well, confusing to birders. Similarly, at first glance, the Hamiltons in Erickson’s collection look nearly identical when seen lying together. But it is when you look more closely that their "markings" set them apart.
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