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I heard a couple of new birds (sort of) singing this morning in the yard. A Golden-crowned Sparrow has been around, but I hadn’t heard it before. I also heard a robin sing a few notes. These didn’t sound like full on songs, but they were getting their voices warmed up, at least. The robin made me wonder about migrants, as we’re getting to the time when the first song bird migrants return (robins and Ruby-crowned Kinglets are among the first).
Another wet and cool day. It looks like precipitation for the day will probably be over an inch. This will add to the surplus we’ve had relative to normal, and should push us to more than an inch above normal for the month, and two inches above normal for the year to date. Juncos are … Read more