20160323 Harbingers of Spring

Heavy snowfall is expected tonight and tomorrow so I thought that these signs of spring would be nice to see as the storm arrives.

Byng Inlet is opening up … all the way out to the South and North Entrances:

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The ice has morphed into the gray unstable stuff.

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The ponds are opening up …

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Some early spring gardens ….

The lichens are getting brighter …

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The spore capsules are maturing ..

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The British Soldiers are forming up…..

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And the Pixie Cups are getting their green fluorescence colour.

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Fuzzies are showing, including this pussywillow …

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… and these seeds …

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… from these cattails …

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And these birdies are coming back …

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Including this, my first photograph of a Red Breasted Nuthatch:

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Dabbling Duo ….

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This Ring-billed Gull hopped from leg to leg …

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…. before giving forth with a long call!

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March, in like a lamb, out like a lion?

 

 

One thought on “20160323 Harbingers of Spring

  1. Oh Tom, what wonderful pix to remind us that Spring is indeed here; however, Old Man Winter has yet to depart as today may prove. Thank you!!!

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