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Looking for Spring
Beautiful, big, healthy: That describes this male robin. Adult males return first. Their larger size is part of their "insurance policy" for getting through migration alive, no matter what the late winter weather brings. Thanks to everyone who is watching and reporting! Each of you give valuable information to create a snapshot in time. This week we explore: How can citizen scientists contribute to scientific research and discovery?

Male robin in winter

Photo: Laura Erickson