Chip Darmstadt, of NBNC will too, as we're hoping to have the
Kauffmans join us for a birdwalk at the center. How cool would THAT
On 9/24/12, Kaye Danforth <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Just delightful, Patti.
> Please post dates for those events if you find out when they are!
> Many thanks,
> On Sep 24, 2012, at 5:45 PM, Patti Haynes wrote:
>> With all the talk of interesting shorebirds recently I thought I share
>> this poem I found on Kenn and Kimberly Kauffman's blog. Identifying
>> shorebirds is difficult at best (for most of us), so the challenge was
>> to write a poem about them.
>> Ode to Shorebirds
>> If a Dunlin doesn't know
>> Whether a Willet will not show
>> How a Turnstone tosses stones
>> While leaving Solitaries alone
>> To watch the Plovers on the shore
>> Whose antics make the Stilts snore
>> Then Knots do not care
>> To follow the Curlews through the air
>> And the Avocets are averse
>> To hearing birders curse
>> Waking Godwits from their sleep
>> With a cry of, "It's a Peep!"
>> by Katie Anderson
>> And for those of you who might be interested, I've heard that Kenn and
>> Kimberly Kaufmann will be coming to Bear Pond Books in Montpelier and
>> hopefully the North Branch Nature Center in October. I plan to take a
>> day off from work when that day arrives!