After a morning and afternoon of rain, the sky cleared ever so slightly and I headed out to the easternmost Scarborough Bluffs to see how it looks as evening sets in.
The only birds I saw were Ring-billed Gulls, a few Mallards and Buffleheads and these:
There is a summertime Bank Swallow colony here; now deserted. Those inhabitants could be in South America today.
What do you hunt, Orion,
This starry night?’
‘The Ram, the Bull and the Lion,
And the Great Bear,’ says Orion. – Robert Graves (1895–1985)