Today’s walk had a spring feel to it with a temperature of 0 degrees, a little overcast and NO wind.
The sky had a lovely peach-coloured hue.
This morning’s group:
Humber Bay attracts many picnic-ers in good weather and apple cores must frequently be tossed away, As a result, there are many small apple tree thriving here:
A Red-tailed Hawk graciously allowed us to have a good look at it:
Yesterday’s Redtail showed all of its 12 tail feathers in flight:
Species list: mute swan, trumpeter swan, Canada goose, mallard, gadwall, lesser scaup, greater scaup, redhead, long-tailed duck, common goldeneye, bufflehead, white-winged scoter, red-breasted merganser, common merganser, great black-backed gull, ring-billed gull, black-capped chickadee, downy woodpecker, American robin, house sparrow, northern cardinal, song sparrow. (22 species)
A liquid moon
moves gently among
the long branches.
Thus having prepared their buds
against a sure winter
the wise trees
stand sleeping in the cold. – William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)