A deer came up our path and pooped just outside our gate. Those little round brownish pellets in the middle of this picture are deer poop. The nearest nesting pair of black oystercatchers were out on the sand with their youngster. The bird at left is an adult (one of the parents. The one in … Continue reading LATELY BIRDS
Try to remember.
Sometimes we are completely satisfied with simply having survived fireworks and going for a walk.
"What if it's not just another ring pull?"
Forty years ago, I was climbing a seastack (don't do this) and when I pulled myself level with the top I was eye to eye with a black bird with that brilliant enamel colored eye, staring right back at me. That was my first close view of a black oystercatcher. I have seen a few … Continue reading DISTRACTION PERFORMANCE