I checked the date when he (SOSP) had returned in 2008 and the date was March 17. So he is late by a week this year! Wonder what delayed his arrival. I think last year (2009) it was something like April 2 but will check it out.
Meena From: bounce-5475443-3493...@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-5475443-3493...@list.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Meena Haribal Sent: Thursday, March 25, 2010 11:14 AM To: CayugaBirds Subject: [cayugabirds-l] Song sparrow back! Hi all, I am pleased to inform that my backyard Song Sparrow is back today morning! He sang from two of his favorite perches! This is fifth year in a row he has occupied my backyard or his own territory which I am occupying currently! Cheers Meena Meena Haribal Boyce Thompson Institute Ithaca NY 14850 Phone 607-254-1258 http://meenaharibal.blogspot.com/ http://haribal.org/ http://haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdf<http://www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/http:/www.geocities.com/asiootusloe/mothsofithaca.htmlhttp:/haribal.wikispaces.com/space/showimage/wildwest+trip+August+2007+.pdf> -- Cayugabirds-L List Info: http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsWELCOME http://www.NortheastBirding.com/CayugabirdsRULES ARCHIVES: 1) http://firstname.lastname@example.org/maillist.html 2) http://birdingonthe.net/mailinglists/CAYU.html 3) http://www.surfbirds.com/birdingmail/Group/Cayugabirds Please submit your observations to eBird: http://ebird.org/content/ebird/ --