Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Spotting New Birds

This morning I heard a bird call that I thought
might be the kingfisher down by the brook.

I stood very still and watched and listened for
the sound...
eventually I spotted a bird shape on top of a dead tree,
it wasn't the kingfisher
but a

Fog moved in along the coast and
as we rode by I thought I saw the shape
of a heron sitting out on a rock...
we turned around to see
the Black-crowned Night Heron.

Happy they are back!


Karen L R said...

we had a flock of flickers in the yard in VT on sunday. such beautiful birds.

Kritter Keeper at Farm Tails said...

hi nan! always good to stop by and see your lovely banner...i do love your work and one of these days will get with you about doing my animals! your flcker is beautiful. i am not sure i know of hand what their song sounds like, but if i heard it, i might recognize it...