Robins love controlled burn

We visited Chain O’Lakes State Park on Saturday and walked the short Badger Trail on the north side of the park.

Chain O'Lakes State Park

The grass around this loop trail was recently burned and the scorched ground was bustling with recently-arrived American Robins.

Robin on burnt ground

Robins were everywhere – singing in the trailside trees, hopping along the ground and feeding like crazy on the dirt.

Controlled Burn

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