If you are walking near water and hear whistling like that of someone calling their dog “wheet, wheet, wheet”, you know that a Spotted Sandpiper is near. Unlike most sandpipers, which are birds of passage, the “spotty” breeds throughout Ontario.
We heard and saw some today at Lambton Woods.
Just 14 Wolves…Nature is awesome …
New flowery scents strewed everywhere,
New sunshine poured in largesse fair,
“We shall be happy now,” we say.
A voice just trembles through the air,
And whispers, “May.” – Sarah C. Woolsey (1835–1905)