Date: 3/16/17 12:58 pm
From: Dennis Vroman <dpvroman...>
Subject: [obol] Re: signs of spring
Have observed Chickadees and Titmice doing the wing flutter behavior and
believe it is related to pair bonding. It takes place well before any
fledglings are about. It appears to be, as Alan mentions, pretty much the
same behavior that begging fledglings use.

Dennis
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From: "Alan Contreras" <acontrer56...>
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Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:25 AM
Subject: [obol] signs of spring


> First robin singing here today.
>
> Also a bc chickadee doing some kind of quivering display, reminds me of
> what the young ones do to get fed. It was not singing so I wonder if it
> was fluttering to scare up small insects. ???
>
> Alan Contreras
> Eugene, Oregon
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