That poem is perfect!
On 9/24/12, Patti Haynes <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I will!
> 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!