Kayaking at 3 on The Otter in Vergennes, I spotted a green heron on shoreline. Did not see if it was fishing with bait, but did see it catch a fish, swallow it and hop a few steps before deficating. I eventually spooked it and got to see it in flight. Highlight of paddle.
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> On Aug 26, 2019, at 3:34 PM, Richard Guthrie <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> That does generate a warm feeling inside. Thank-you
> Rich Guthrie
> On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 1:34 PM Miriam Lawrence <[log in to unmask]>
>> How wonderful. Maeve! Thank you for helping... and for sharing this with
>> On Mon, Aug 26, 2019 at 12:49 PM Maeve Kim <[log in to unmask]>
>>> I had an extraordinary and touching experience this morning. I went out
>>> the garden for the morning harvest, and as I stood picking cakes I heard
>>> odd whirring noise close by. There was an immature Ruby-throated
>>> Hummingbird caught in the mesh fencing of the garden, his bill and head
>>> inside the garden and the rest of his tiny self outside. It took only a
>>> second or two to free him, but all the while he made a high almost
>>> noise that I didn’t know hummers could make.
>>> I am SO happy that I went into the garden then, rather than a few hours
>>> from now, and still touched and delighted that I - for a second - held a
>>> hummingbird and was able to set it free.
>>> Maeve Kim, Jericho Center
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> Richard Guthrie