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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Monday
25°
Partly Sunny
Monday Night
17°
Mostly Cloudy
17%
Tuesday
41°
Wintry Mix
100%
Tuesday Night
26°
Rain
85%
Wednesday
29°
Chance Snow
37%
Wednesday Night
Mostly Cloudy
19%
Thursday
17°
Partly Sunny
9%
Thursday Night
Mostly Clear
4%
Friday
29°
Partly Sunny
4%
Friday Night
19°
Partly Cloudy
5%
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