Date: 4/1/18 4:34 am From: Pamela J Peters <ovenb1rdp...> [osbirds] <osbirds...> Subject: [osbirds] Kestrels, Great Blue Herons and TVs
Yesterday early evening, in a lovely drive home from the Cannonsville Reservoir along the back roads, I saw many signs of spring (from the passenger seat :) --
Too many Robins to count in every open field Kettle of over 20 Turkey Vultures circling near Trout Creek 5 Kestrels hunting or perched on wires 3 Ring-necked Ducks, 3 Wood Ducks, and 5 Common Mergansers 2 Great Blue Herons in the flooded fields along the Delaware 1 Red-tailed Hawk perched
About half the Reservoir still has a skim of ice, but the river ends are high and rushing.
The Purple Finch and Juncos have been singing in our back yard for the past week, and the Phoebe can not be far behind.