This morning I drove an hour north (4 degrees, windy and overcast) in very light traffic to combine a nature hike with a visit to the town of Cannington.
The Holland River Trail is located on a former railway line:
I heard Canada Geese, Mallards, Red and White-breasted Nuthatches, Chickadee, Blue Jay, Cardinal, Crow, Raven and Song Sparrow. Tree Sparrows were singing their high-pitched calls which I have heard described as “fairy music.”
I was able to photograph these Waxwings:
It is the first mild day of March:
Each minute sweeter than before
The redbreast sings from the tall larch
That stands beside our door. – William Wordsworth (1770–1850)
Thank you for taking us to that lovely town. I have never been there before and in another month it could be quite warm with more flowers out. And it is always nice to see Cedar Waxwings!
Once again, simply wonderful. And what a beautiful town! Thank you again for this.