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Event: All Other Signs of Spring
Date of Sighting: 03/10/2014 Latitude: 49.7000 Longitude: -112.8167
Town: Lethbridge State/Province: AB Country:
This morning I was out looking for Tundra Swans. I have seen them as early as March 6 in 2010, but the past 2 years it has been March 9. I didn't get out yesterday, but I found a flock of 18 Tundra Swans mixed with Canada Geese approx.9 miles (14km) SE of Lethbridge just west of Hwy 4 and about 1 mile north of Stirling Lake. A mile further north I found a flock of 10 Northern Pintails with a large flock of Canada Geese. Tundra Swans and Northern Pintails are some of the earliest returning waterfowl to southern Alberta and a sure sign that spring is just about here.
 
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