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What's the first sign of spring for you besides seeing your first robin?

  1. lisasuniquevoice profile image77
    lisasuniquevoiceposted 4 years ago

    What's the first sign of spring for you besides seeing your first robin?


  2. Lee Tea profile image92
    Lee Teaposted 4 years ago

    Early crocus and my daffies in bloom. Took pics of mom and daddy cardinal at the feeder today smile

  3. JimTxMiller profile image77
    JimTxMillerposted 4 years ago

    Spring does not arrive on the southern Rolling Plains as much as it slowly invades, and robins have never been reliable here as they are year round residents. Some  say the herald is the first tornado warning. I tend to look for more positive hints such as the return of scissor-tailed flycatchers and Mississippi kites. Local lore has it that mesquite trees will not bud out until after the last freeze, yet I have seen them caught by an exceptionally late freeze like the one we had just two nights ago (latest freeze ever recorded here). Meanwhile, robins are feeding fledglings while mockingbirds, blue jays and squirrels are renovating their new digs for the year.

  4. connorj profile image77
    connorjposted 4 years ago


    One should note this rather old proverb, "one swallow does not make a summer" especially this year in parts of the Great White North. I would think one should remember that April showers bring May flowers and thus, the significant bloomage of flowers in May would constitute Spring in a continental climatic area.

  5. armysurplus365 profile image60
    armysurplus365posted 4 years ago

    One thing i've noticed is the growth rate of the grass lawn. Time to get the mower out.