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Perks
11-26-2007, 01:30 AM
Okay I'm dating myself, but when I was a kid in the DC area, every autumn, there would be vast flocks of birds - honestly from horizon to horizon. I'd always get this little Alfred Hitchcock thrill and be glad that they stayed 'way up there'.

Fast forward thirty years, or even twenty and I just don't see migratory swarms like that. Not anywhere that I have lived. Not in ages. Are there just fewer birds or did they all simply go someplace else?

JLCwrites
11-26-2007, 01:58 AM
Probably both. (I'm not an expert though) I do know, that since I moved to the Pac. Northwest, I can now see Canadian Geese flying south. This is a first for me. (originally from So. Cal) I also witness butterflies flying in the same direction in the summer. So I am sharing your appreciation of these migrations. Just wonderful to watch.

Perks
11-26-2007, 02:03 AM
Yeah, we get plenty of geese. Even here in the mountains. I always think that's very cool.

SpookyWriter
11-26-2007, 02:07 AM
Are there just fewer birds or did they all simply go someplace else?They were told to avoid your airspace.