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|The beginning of winter's end|
|Written by Fahy Bygate|
|Thursday, 06 February 2014 14:05|
February means longer days, little cards with hand-drawn hearts, and just when you are getting the hang of your diet, boxes of chocolates. It also means the return of the Red-winged Blackbirds! Although it usually still feels like winter and blizzards can be waiting in the wings, February starts the downward slope to spring. Most people think that the American Robin is the iconic sign of spring but some robins spend the winter here and emerge on warm days.