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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Little White Spots Before My Eyes

 
Taking my walk today... lots of little white spots dancing in the branches.

willow galls

pussy willow

A closer look sorts them out. One is willow galls covering the shrubby tree.

willow galls

The other? Wow- spring is popping early. Pussy willows (catkins of some willow variety)

pussy willow

And... saw the first redwing blackbird of the year, and the second and third, and a couple of robins.

redwing blackbird

I should be happy, but it's really too early. This could be very bad news for the fruit farmers.

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2 comments:

Secondary Roads said...

Spring signs abound. I too am concerned about the fruit trees.

vanilla said...

Spring is amovin' in on ya!

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