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Listening for The First Song of Spring

After 12 days of snow cover and subfreezing temperatures, I鈥檒l take any sign I can get that spring will come. I heard it just before daybreak this morning in the song of a Carolina wren. It鈥檚 been around all year, of course, and I hear its call notes every day. But today it sang its strident territorial song for the first time this winter. It鈥檚 singing a week earlier than I expected. Continue reading

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