The Red Knots

“Where is she from?” Pointing in my direction, the student cocks her head. The sun has taken its hold on my skin; I am officially tan again. Coupled with my above-average ability to roll my R’s when teaching the kids words like “Chorlo,” Oystercatcher in Spanish, it is now impossible Read more…

DUCKS!

The snow slowly fell and began to cover the ground below. I stared into the horizon as the sun began to make its appearance. The sun light reflected across every tiny snow flake, making each one sparkle as it crossed my eyes. ¬†Suddenly, I hear footsteps crunch on the soft Read more…

Shorebirds

Large numbers of shorebirds are starting to arrive as we proceed; shorebirds by the thousands are making their appearance in Elkhorn Slough. I can’t believe how much of a bird expert I am becoming , I could now easily identify¬†almost all of them without resorting to my bird guide. More Read more…