It appears as if the jet stream has increased our temps in February and even though their arrival is over a month away, martins to the far south are arriving earlier than expected. farther north than
Ontario has had some very unusual Spring weather and if you remember 2016. It started out with many new arrivals who could not bear the three days of North winds which occurred leaving one colony with seventeen dead. Once temperatures drops to 48 to 50 degrees the insects seem to disappear and the martins quickly lose their fat reserves.See Mary Wilson on Saturday to order your crickets for your martin arrival!