Date: 3/1/17 9:03 am
From: Eric Ollie <uphawkeye...>
Subject: Re: [ia-bird] American Robins
We have Robins all year long (varying according to food availability) in
Central Iowa as well. They retreat from the lawns and open spaces to the
cover and berries of the trees, so they are harder to find, but many do
overwinter on Iowa.

Eric Ollie
Ames

On Mar 1, 2017 10:14 AM, "Clem Klaphake" <ckavian...> wrote:

> Ric,
> In eastern Nebraska we have Robins all winter long - most, if not all of
> our CBCs have them. If you have an area with lots of cedar trees they will
> hang around all winter.
> In the last week I have had Robins singing at 5:30 a.m. every morning.
> This morning I had one carrying nesting material. My mother used to say
> when the first Robin
> shows up you know spring is here - well that went out the window many
> years ago.
> Clem Klaphake
> Bellevue, NE
>
> On 3/1/2017 12:55 AM, Ric Zarwell wrote:
>
> IA-Birders:
>
> I’ve been out of the loop for awhile and may have missed a report of
> American Robins on the list. But wanted to mention that Betty & I saw 2
> American Robins in Boone County on Feb. 28. Seems quite early to me.
> Wonder what the reality deniers might think of this, and also how this
> “winter” has been. . . . . . .
>
> Happy Birding!
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>
> Ric
>
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