Slowly but surely

It’s been a long time coming, but spring is teasing us with warmer temperatures. Some of the early arrivers include:

Common Grackle

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Common Grackle

Ever notice how the Grackle flies with their tail held diagonally? That is a breeding display and the males only do this in the spring. The rest of the year they hold their tail normally.

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Red-winged Blackbird

The familiar call “konk-a-dee” can be heard early in the spring. The Red-winged Blackbird comes north very early – even before their ponds and sloughs have open water. This time of year they will come into feeders and eat sunflower seeds.

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