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EventRobin op
Date of Sighting01/01/14
Comments

Stan White reports: As I write this (March 2, 2014) from Alaska's balmy Kenai Peninsula it is 42° and sunny outside. For the second time this winter our snow has retreated to the dark woods and north-facing slopes, leaving behind a lot of bare ground and disappointed winter recreationists. The bird feeders haven't seen much activity, probably, at least in part, because of the amount of forage that has been left exposed. Spring is still a long ways off though and we are bound to see the temperatures dip down toward zero before it arrives. The effects of fluctuating temperature and lack of snow cover will show up later; hopefully they will not be severe. But given the record mild season and the reckless optimism brought on by the warm sun and lengthening days, I will boldly predict that we will see and hear our first Robin before the first day of May.

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LocationVoznesenka
State/ProvinceAK
Latitude59.79
Longitude-151.11
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Observer's First NameStan
Observer's Last NameWhite
Teacher's First NameStan
Teacher's Last NameWhite
Grade10
SchoolVoznesenka School
CityVoznesenka
State/ProvinceAK
CountryUSA

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