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#189213 - 02/12/10 03:26 AM Spring show off  
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I saw a flicker the other morning doing drum solo's to impress the girls. Clever lad was drumming on the metal cap over a telephone pole and getting much more volume for his effort than he would have on on plain wood.

#189220 - 02/12/10 09:50 AM Re: Spring show off [Re: Zed]  
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The ony spring show off I see here are the snowdrops ready to go but shivering in the snow. shiver But when the sun shines the birds already start their singing show off.

#189225 - 02/12/10 11:26 AM Re: Spring show off [Re: BranShea]  
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The male cardinals around here are getting progressively redder.

#189243 - 02/13/10 07:19 AM Re: Spring show off [Re: Faldage]  
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The past few mornings I have seen cherry blossoms starting to pink the trees.

#189256 - 02/13/10 09:22 PM Re: Spring show off [Re: Zed]  
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Pink snow? smile

#189258 - 02/13/10 10:24 PM Re: Spring show off [Re: BranShea]  
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Don't eat pink snow.

#189264 - 02/14/10 07:59 AM Re: Spring show off [Re: Faldage]  
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The things I learn here! I did not know it really happens! Looked it up. Not nice at all.

#189268 - 02/14/10 08:11 PM Re: Spring show off [Re: Faldage]  
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Don't eat pink snow.
Or yellow snow.
The pink is caused by an algae that flourishes once the weather starts to warm a bit. Still mid 20 celsius down here. Still enjoying the last few weeks summer Barbies and Beer.

#189272 - 02/14/10 09:09 PM Re: Spring show off [Re: olly]  
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20 cels.? Summer! Vancouver has 14 cels. I just heard while watching Olympics. So Zeds cherry blossom may give it a first try.

#189376 - 02/18/10 06:02 PM Re: Spring show off [Re: BranShea]  
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Yes it really is cherry trees starting to bloom. Crocuses are in full bloom and the daffs won't be too long.

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