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The author of Sick of Nature and Tarball Chronicles pushes environmentalism to the edge
We had a large flock of Robins here in Western Maine all winter this year. A heron into December. Today a Grackle is already back, and several Red-Winged Blackbirds. Oh, and it's 60 degrees today and the snowpack is already half rotten, not that there's much snowpack, what with all the rain this winter. I'm gonna go put my bathing suit on....
We had a large flock of Robins here in Western Maine all winter this year. A heron into December. Today a Grackle is already back, and several Red-Winged Blackbirds. My notes for the last twenty years have them coming in April at first, and a day or two earlier each year since. Oh, and it's 60 degrees today and the snowpack is already half rotten, not that there's much snowpack, what with all the rain this winter. I'm gonna go put my bathing suit on....
This Roorbach guy keeps repeating himself. This Roorbach guy keeps repeating himself.
I had been wondering where my chipmunks had gone...just read an article in defenders of Wildlife if they don't get a cold enough period of time to "semi hibernate" most will not live. To warm, too soon. Thank you for your article David.
This past Sunday in Athens, GA I filled the hummingbird feeder (I dutifully provide every year for our little acrobatic fliers) and hung it on my porch. This is the earliest date in memory that I have done so. Everything, and I mean everything, is in bloom here and I was right to assume the hummingbirds were waiting for the feeder. They chirped their approval in no time. Pollen counts over the top as we wait for rain and cooler temps to slow and wash away the unprecedented pollen release happening this year. Thanks for the article Dave.