Yes, this was a lovely way to start my day - thank you so much for sharing this with us. I could picture the sky, hear the birdsong, and feel the crisp air...
Mona Bearor
South Glens Falls

-----Original Message-----
From: Vermont Birds [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Susan Fogleman
Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 9:23 AM
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Subject: Re: [VTBIRD] Night music

Oh, Ian, that is SO beautiful!  You really are a poet!

Susan Fogleman

---- "Ian A. Worley" <[log in to unmask]> wrote: 
> Night, 3:23am, still, black sky ablaze with brilliant full moon in the 
> company of regal Jupiter and twinkling Castor and companion Pollux.  A 
> solitary Saw-whet owl in a tall spruce whose shadow lays across the 
> snowy pasture keeps time for a duet of Great Horned Owls.  Even the 
> dogs stand quiet, listening.
> Southern end of Snake Mountain, Cornwall.
> Ian