Thanks for the updates!

If you’ve been following the comments, you’ve seen all sorts of reports about loon and red-winged blackbird sightings, among others, and even at least one hummingbird report. Thanks so much for the updates.
Here’s one more from John Boland of Park Rapids, Minn., who had a red-winged blackbird on his sunflower seed feeder on Friday morning.
Unfortunately, I’m going to be out of contact with the blog for the next few days, but please keep those reports coming in. Until Tuesday, it’s best to use the comment button and not send me an e-mail. But if any e-mails come, I’ll get to them on Tuesday.
In the meantime, here’s a fun link to check out. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology lets you see a great blue heron nest heree: