The Sunday Nature Call, uke 37
I apologize for the tardiness of this week’s installment of The Sunday Nature Call. No excuse available, mea culpa.
Thomas Jefferson said the harder he worked, the more luck he seemed to have. I didn’t try to hard to see any new birds this week, and fittingly, I didn’t. Below is the bird not seen.
Dove of Disappointment (Galatian sex)
Speaking of birds not seen, the previously reported sighting of an Aythya marila was actually identified by a sharp-eyed reader as an immature male Aythya fuligula. Unbridled enthusiasm. Birders, like fisherman, are prone to such bouts of hope and excitement. I don’t have to apologize for that.
Below is a little photographic array about the transition of the seasons here.
Looking ahead, looking up, and keeping my pencil sharp. -jlh