The birds are coming and bringing spring with them

February 21, 2019

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By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

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 Lake Benton Valley Journal.