Do Robins mean an early spring?

fnboyd(z8 AL)January 28, 2008

My yard was just covered with robins this weekend. I don't remember them showing up this early before. I was always told that robins were a sign that spring was near.

Maybe it is just wishful thinking.

faye

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
keesha2006(5)

Me too..send them to Indiana would you please :)

I think they visit early when the winter is MOSTLY mild also. They can stand a fair amount of cold. We see them here very end of Feb or March.

    Bookmark   January 28, 2008 at 3:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
todancewithwolves(Z9 CA)

What beautiful sight to behold, Faye.

Ground Hog day is Feb 2nd. Hopefully Punxsutawney Phil has good news :-) Spring is March 20th and I'm counting down the days.

Edna

    Bookmark   January 28, 2008 at 3:25PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada

There was a Robin in the yard last week, I think we have them here year-round but they don't show up in my yard in any numbers until winter is on the wain. Last year they arrived about this time to clean up all the berries on Pink Pagoda Mountain Ash. I think I heard somewhere we are in for another very wet spring. Darn, I wish it would travel south to those who really need it.

Annette

    Bookmark   January 28, 2008 at 3:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
agardenstateof_mind

Don't know, but it would be very nice ... ours never left!

    Bookmark   January 28, 2008 at 5:26PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Wanting to sow my wild flower seeds, have questions
Recently a gas line was installed in front of our house...
Lilyfinch z7 mid tn
Just a little test post -
I'm trying to see how the new posting works. First,...
ThinMan Z5 MI
Weekend Trivia: Sunday
Good morning cottagers! Do you remember how I was bemoaning...
cyn427 (zone 7)
reminder of spring
post your spring pics from last year This post was...
davids10 z7a nv.
Jane's work in progress
Jane emailed me a picture of the project she's still...
aftermidnight Zone7b B.C. Canada
Sponsored Products
Elizabeth Venetian Gold 68-Inch Double Curtain Rod Cornice
$241.95 | Bellacor
Face to Face Picture Frame
| Dot & Bo
Printed Oval Table and Chairs Cover - 60"
Grandin Road
Franklin Chair - Key Largo Graphite Brown
Joybird Furniture
Varaluz | Wright Stuff Wall Sconce
$249.00 | YLighting
16-Oz. Lemon Verbena Dish Soap
$5.99 | zulily
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™