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Yesterday morning, as I was standing by the kitchen window sipping coffee, I thought I heard a red-winged blackbird call.   I stepped outside to listen and look, but found no evidence of the bird.  This morning, however, there could be no doubt.   A dozen red-winged blackbirds were waiting outside the door when I went out to fill the bird feeders today.  Hurray!   It’s official!  Spring is here.

Red-winged Blackbird return dates at Willow House:

2016:  March 6th
2015: March 21st
2014: March 15th
2013: March 10th
2012: March 3rd
2011: March 10th
2010: March 10th
2009: March 7th

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