Saturday, August 17, 2013
Every evening walk at Devil's Lake is enchanting, but one recent hike was made even more special because of the variety of birds surrounding us, from hummingbirds delicately dancing around feeders hanging from one of the buildings to the swallows that were darting in and out of their nests in the apex of the roofline. Everything seemed all aflutter that evening. And the birdsong! The air was rich with song. As we moved westward on our walk, we entered an area that is always active with bird chatter, particularly the redwing blackbirds whose music lifts my spirits, no matter my mood. Such avian experiences make me revel in forever-dreams of summer.