March 2nd, 2010 Goldfinch and Cardinal in Southern Ontario

Definite sign of spring today ...

It is only March 2nd, with lots of snow on the ground, below zero temperatures are still around, and some more snow yet to fall ...

But signs of springs are already here ...

When I woke up, I heard a male American Goldfinch singing at the top of the tall evergreen in the backyard.

That was followed by the song of a male cardinal. While some cardinals stick around for winter, surviving off of bird feeders that some people have, the fact that it is singing means that it is ready for spring, marking territory, preparing to nest and all that.

On the radio, I heard someone mention that they also saw a robin, which is too early for that species ...

I wish I have time to post past pictures and videos I have taken for the above birds ...

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