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Vernal Equinox

For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the long-awaited Vernal Equinox is here at last. Even though my yard is still covered in snow and it is only 15F (-9C) as I write this, the sun is shining strongly … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Migrating Robins – Harbinger of Spring

A large flock of migrating robins came through our yard today– at least several dozen, they were impossible to count over such a large area. Can you count sixteen in the photo? I’m always happy to see them, as it … Continue reading

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Harbinger

I heard my first red-winged blackbird today. My official harbinger of Spring!

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Winter Robins

When I was young, robins were the harbingers of spring as we never saw them until March. This has not been the case for at least the last decade as they have adjusted their winter range northward. Last summer for … Continue reading

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