Tuesday, 15 January 2019
One of the great things about being retired (especially early retired) is the ability to just go off somewhere. We’ve had a few very cold days here in south-west Nova Scotia (known as the Banana Belt to the rest of the province, but we can still get a little cold at times), with snow, that has tended to keep us indoors. Today was still quite cold, but bright and sunny, and we were ready for a ride out. We were going birding, of course; a new list (for 2019) had started on 01 January, so we were keen to see some new species.
We started out well, with a Thick-billed Murre, glimpsed as we crossed the causeway from Cape Sable Island, where we live. After a quick U-turn, we went back across the causeway to the car park at North-East Point to get a better look. It wasn’t a new…
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