Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Photo by Mark Pummell
Sure sign of spring
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Even though it doesn't feel like spring yet, signs of it are popping up. Turkey vultures, which have made an annual spring migratory stop in Celina for several years, recently returned. One is pictured flying near Main Street. Brett Beatty, a representative of the Ohio Division of Wildlife, said this area has a three-faceted source of attraction for the buzzards - dead fish near the lake, mortality at area chicken houses and roadkill like raccoons and deer. Ralph Stuckman, a longtime Linden Avenue resident in Celina, said the birds often roost in a tree near his home. He said his grandchildren love observing the birds, which have a large wingspan and tendency to follow one another around. "They're really fascinating," he said. "We don't see them as nuisances at all."
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Today
42°
Chance Rain Showers
51%
Tonight
18°
Chance Rain/Snow
40%
Tomorrow
22°
Cloudy
19%
Tomorrow Night
10°
Mostly Cloudy
4%
Saturday
31°
Partly Sunny
6%
Saturday Night
21°
Chance Snow
57%
Sunday
24°
Snow Likely
65%
Sunday Night
Chance Snow
45%
Monday
14°
Mostly Cloudy
9%
Monday Night
Partly Cloudy
12%
Tuesday
23°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Tuesday Night
18°
Chance Snow Showers
29%
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