ALWAYS IN SEASON: Birds provide early signs of spring

February 11, 2012 at 1:49 pm in Grand Forks Herald

The horned lark is always an early sign of spring, but it is not always a sure one. Horned larks show up along rural roads in the Red River Valley just about the time the snow begins to recede and the ground begins to appear. Most years, I notice the first horned larks about the middle of February. Continue Reading