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Old 02-28-2012, 11:15 AM
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Default Who has seen Robins this Spring - how far north?

It's that time of year again, who's seen them in their yard or out and about? I want to know how far north they are. Once "I" see them then I know how much winter is left.

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Old 02-28-2012, 11:17 AM
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In southern N Y STATE they have been here for weeks ,last week the redwing blackbirds and grackles have shown up .
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:21 AM
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Azaleas are in full bloom in Cnetral Florida. This means Cobia season is here, if the wind ever dies down when I can fish.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:22 AM
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I live in the mid atlantic, and we seek flocks of robins all winter. My best guess is they are moving north, then moving south and we are seeing different flocks each time.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:24 AM
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The guys down near Windsor and Chatham have seen the robins about a month ago.
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Old 02-28-2012, 11:50 AM
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I 1st saw them on the way back from Atlantic City Boat show on 2/5 in S. NJ. Now I see them regularly in N.NJ.
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:03 PM
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we have a good many in our back yard now in north jawja near dawsonville
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Very strange - last winter was extremely severe and we had them far into the winter and very early again before spring. Mildest winter ever here and no Robins so far.


Addendum - Correction there are a few outside right now. And a lot healthier looking than that anemic one you posted Garett...

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Old 02-28-2012, 12:27 PM
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Alitte north of Detroit. I saw 2 a week ago.
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Even the cardinals are singing up a storm in the morning.

More sun this year too.
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Old 02-28-2012, 03:36 PM
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All year ,here in Barnegat, NJ
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Old 02-28-2012, 03:50 PM
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I've been in the dc area since September and have seen them all winter. Great pictures guys!
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At least a month just north of Boston. I dont know much about birds, but the mini flock eating the berries off our bushes in jan struck me as odd. Is it?
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Have not seen one this year yet. However will not have to actually see them to know their here. They sh!t all over the drive,sidewalk, patio, and patio furniture the cars. It drives the Admiral bat crazy. She despises the worms in the droppings.

With 5 crimson kings on the easements they love nesting in them. By late summer they are gone until the next spring.

I am sure it is only a matter of time.
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I'm from Michigan and they are the state bird, now in Nashville area and they are here all winter by the millions. You cant sit in a tree stand deer hunting without the constant pelting from them. I am ready for them to go north. ha!
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Originally Posted by LI Sound Grunt View Post
And a lot healthier looking than that anemic one you posted Garett...
My pic Bob, was just a pic I pulled from the net.

Your two Robins look healthier because your birds are at least three years old whereas the one I posted up is still a chick (several months old). A first, second and third year Robin one can tell the difference by the trueness of colour of the red breast.....I don't know how to tell if the bird is 4,5, or 6 years old?
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My first sighting yesterday. Nashua NH ( just west of Portsmouth )
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I live in the mountains of Idaho at 6,000' and I have seen Robins most of the winter which I have never seen in the 20yrs living here.The Robins usually show up after the black birds around the end of March but not this year??
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Saw them in January, S. La. they make good gumbo.
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See them on the Outer Cape Cod.....have seen a couple off and on all winter this year.
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