The birds are coming and bringing spring with them

February 21, 2019

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By Shelly Finzen

By now, most Lincoln County residents are sick of snow. With more in the forecast for the coming week, a number of people are accusing the ground­hog of being a liar. For­tunately, there is a better woodland critter locals can look for to bring news of spring’s coming. The Bird Watchers Digest web­site gives a calendar for the best time to see Minnesota bird migrations.
In March, Minnesotans still have a good chance at a snowstorm or two, but should also start see­ing storms of birds flying through the prairie skies. The bald eagles return, as do the swans and Canada geese…

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.