Friday, May 04, 2007
Thursday with Potter Marsh
Who said that my children could both get sick and not be able to fly anywhere on my vacation? Hmmm....who gave them permission for that? Who said Zoey could have her most serious flare up in years just now? At least they had the good sense to turn the weather a bit nice so I do not feel so glum and stuck.
Yesterday as I talked to three different doctors' offices regarding Ms. Zoey, I also managed to sneak in a trip to Potter's Marsh. Boy, was it worth it. Sorry for subjecting you to fuzzy, reachy photos, but I was truly at the limit of the digital zoom.
The girls and I got treated to the unusual flying of an Arctic Tern. There were at least two of them there. They hovered right off the side of the car and dove for some little yummy in the marsh. They looked like giant, overgrown hummingbirds. It was quite the treat.
There was also a red-necked grebe there. I had heard there was a horned grebe, but I could not find him. The red-neck was just fine by me.
And, our final spiffy species was two-fer. We got to see a canvasback date. Aren't they lovely.
Again, sorry for the fuzziness, but I still wanted to share.