Spring is here – a little bird told me

It may not feel quite like spring but the birds are on to something. The other day I heard the sweet singing of a Song Sparrow. While personally, I’d like it to warm up a bit more, I’ll put my trust with these feathered weather forecasters – after all they’ve been doing this for eons.

Ornithologists have learned as days lengthen in the Spring, the longer hours of light trigger the release of hormones in birds, and these hormones prompt the male birds to sing. Male birds – like this Song Sparrow use their melodious song to attract mates and fulfill nature’s imperative to engender new life. Spring… song... romance.  Have you heard this song – listen now 

About Coracle Cove

The Sunshine Coast is on Vancouver’s doorstep, and while it’s only 40 minutes away, it's one of BC’s best kept secrets. In Everything Sunshine Coast we’ll unlock the secrets and share our best insider tips to help you get the most out of your next getaway to the Sunshine Coast. Jack & Sheila Pope escaped to the Sunshine Coast over40 years ago. They own Coracle Cove, a waterfront vacation rental and enjoy sharing the beauty of the Sunshine Coast with visitors from around the world. www.coraclecove.com
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