Signs of Spring………A Mixed Bag!

The weather report is calling for a real mixed bag. Sunshine, clouds and flurries tonight.

Stepping out of the house this morning was another mixed bag:

  • Junkos and Sparrows flew off from the feeder
  • Sandhill Cranes called from about three different directions
  • Farther down the road from the house I saw four Sandhill Cranes standing tall on the crest of a hill in a hay field to   the north
  • To the south, in a pasture on the other side of the road, sneaking away through the Hawthornes were four Turkeys
  • Beyond the Turkeys a very large flock of Red-Winged Blackbirds and Grackles took off
  • I met a couple of Northern Harriers as I continued
  • Kestrels flew from the wires
  • Still later a White Throated Sparrow was heard and later seen at the feeder
  • Yesterday a Shrike made an appearance
  • Not to mention the ubiquitous Robins marking territory in the fields and from every other tree top

About Art Brûlant

Artist and Coffee Roaster who likes the outdoors, cycling and fly fishing and also operates "Art Brûlant" a coffee place with space for Art.
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