My plan was to visit Wasaga Beach on this day, but the beach is closed and officers are riding about on dune buggies to enforce the law. I quickly took one photo:
The back-up plan was to visit Tiny Marsh named this because it is in Tiny Township.
My favourite trails here are closed because the paths are not 6 feet wide.
Here is a look at the area:
It is clearly spring in the bird world. These four Canada Geese adults were keeping their eyes on 40 goslings.
American Redstarts were the most common forest birds. The female is a paler, yellower version of the male. My grandfather always called them “yellowstarts.”
Other birds and wildlife:
These Tree Swallows have family thoughts:
Even the Beetles were entangled:
The earth is waking at the voice of May,
The new grass brightens by the trodden way,
The woods wave welcome to the sweet spring day,
And the sea is growing summer blue. – Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832–1911)