[LMB] Milkweed and mutations

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Oct 13 01:14:18 BST 2019


Redwinged blackbirds are common as can be around here; when I drive through
the country outside of winter, I see them perched on fence posts, all a
certain distance from one another.

On Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 5:12 PM Sharon Micenko <wembleyware at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> > On 13 Oct 2019, at 1:39 am, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Here in Iowa, we're west of the Mississippi, and fireflies are a common
> > sight in the summer during their mating season.  I don't know if you find
> > them much west of the Missouri, which is Iowa's western border.
> >
> >
>
> There were lots of fireflies in Oklahoma City, when I lived there. That
> was 30 years ago, though, and I remember my delight at seeing my first
> redwing blackbird, after being used to the mono colour version in the UK.
>
> Sharon
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