In 16 years, No Walks Have Been Cancelled: Sept. 12, 2022

When schedules are sent out, the line:  In 16 years, no walks have been cancelled is included. People seem to have gotten used to this and come prepared for any weather.

StilI, I was surprised to have 19 walkers appear and walk through the dark forest and wet riverbank at Lambton Woods in steady rain.

Area scenes:

a Muskrat:

Muskrat
Muskrat under water

Some birds:

Solitary Sandpiper
Great Egret
Hairy Woodpecker
Solitary Sandpiper
Double-crested Cormorants
American Black Duck (female)
Osprey
American Black Duck (female)
Mallard
Great Blue Heron
Mallard
Great Egret
Mallards
Song Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-breasted Nuthatch
Song Sparrow

Some botany:

Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca)
Bur Marigold (Megalondonta laevis)
Jerusalem Artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus)
Indian-hemp (Apocynum cannabinum)
Miscanthus (Miscanthus sacchariflorus)
Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida)
Wild Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa)
New England Aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)

MAILBOX

Hi Miles,  I thought you’d like to see this. (Ignore the sappy music 😏)

NATURE VERSE

Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase, and the trees of the field shall yield their fruit. – Leviticus 26:

Miles Hearn

2 thoughts on “In 16 years, No Walks Have Been Cancelled: Sept. 12, 2022

  1. rosemarie fischer

    never knew there is something like this humming bird hawk moth…..how amazing is that!!!!
    also,thumbs up to your dedicated group to come out in rain or shine,that’s commitment.
    Wish I could still do that.
    cheers
    Rosemarie Fischer

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