Bunnies and birds suggest spring has arrived
April 27, 2018
Robins returned before I thought the ground was thawed. Were there any worms near the surface for which robins could peck? What else do robins eat? Brice is seeing more cottontails when he looks through the windows.
We used to have a cottontail nursery under our front ramp; close enough to watch through our front window when youngsters tentatively ventured outside. A cat may have discovered the den, or some other predator who dragged the dead babies out to the street. No more life has emerged from under the ramp.
I had never seen jack rabbits until a trip down Highway 323. They aren’t...