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