Also chickadees and titmice breaking out their spring calls in Brattleboro
today. Cardinals getting more vocal, too, even in single digit temps.
Charlie La Rosa
On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:53 PM, John Snell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Two days ago, here in Montpelier, I heard the first tentative calls of a
> Tufted Titmouse's spring song!
> Still learning to see,
> On Jan 28, 2014, at 9:53 PM, Paul Wieczoreck <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > At first I thought I was daydreaming, but after throwing open the window
> it was loud and clear - a male Cardinal was singing an emphatic "what what
> what chew chew chew chew".Yesterday's brief warm up must have been the
> spark to get this guy going but I had to wonder, was it that "Song Maker"
> brand bird seed that I've been doling out all winter? (Maybe a little avian
> testosterone sprikled on that seed mix?) Unfortunately no encore today -
> back to the deep freeze and daydreaming about spring. but it sure was a
> sweet interlude.
> > Paul Wieczoreck
> > Hinesburg