Tag Archives: migrating birds

When the Red, Red Robin

Desert rats like myself don’t handle cold well, so after two and a half inches of snow and a few hours of sub-freezing temperatures in early January, my thoughts turned to spring. Warmer weather, fields of flowers and beautiful birdsong. … Continue reading

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Gray Head, the Hooded Oriole Who Wouldn’t Go Home

  With the exception of the Baltimore Oriole, some of whom winter in Florida and coastal areas of the southeast, orioles are a spring and summer phenomenon in the U.S.  Of the five oriole species that regularly nest and breed … Continue reading

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