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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-14-2017, 10:48 AM Thread Starter
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We are in the northeastern part of the state and are seeing hundreds of robins. Since Friday evening there are just literally hundreds here and all are eating on the red sumac cones.
Went to Tunkhannock on Saturday and so many of them were along Rte 11 and all feeding on the sumac on the side of the road. And we have about 8 inches of snow on the ground and cold temps.
I was going to cut the sumac down this summer but now I will let it grow.
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-14-2017, 01:31 PM
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That's a good idea to leave it grow. There are other birds that feed on sumac like Bluebirds and Cedar Waxwings.

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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-15-2017, 08:09 PM
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I thought I heard some yesterday while I was out hiking but figured I must be hearing things because it seems too early. Guess I was probably hearing the real deal
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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-16-2017, 12:09 PM Thread Starter
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Maybe the robins know more than the woodchuck. Starting Saturday thru all next week Channel 16 predicts temps from the high 40s to middle 50s
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-16-2017, 03:15 PM
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Saw my first Robin two weekends ago. It was outside a Panera Bread in Washington Pa. and judging by the size of that bird I don't think it ever flew south. Looked like it had been eating bagels all winter.

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I have not seen any as of yet but with the weather forcast of the next 10 days I think they will be here soon.

The ski resort behind me is already pulling the snow guns for the season.
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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-17-2017, 08:21 AM
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Saw my first one yesterday on my way home and I thought it was early as well but I think I will believe a bird over the rodent. They know something we don't.

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I would not mind an early spring as long as we eased into it and it was a lengthy one leading up to summer.

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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-17-2017, 06:31 PM
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Today is the first day I noticed the Blue birds are back. I have four boxes on our farm and they were singing today.

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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-24-2017, 09:22 PM
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saw some in the yard today. boy are they in for a shock tomorrow when it going to get cold again.
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