Snow flurries today. Very brief and fleeting flashes of hazy sun, but mostly just loose clouds of flakes floating slowly down. Heard Canada geese flying over when I first woke up—a nice awakening.
Had another productive work day, and finally scrambled out with dog to do a few errands before our daily hike. We took Route 17 to Beech Hill so I could check on the coots. And there they were—nowhere near the gigantic raft we had a year ago, but still.
Met Joe on the trail again, with flurries still coming down, though now blown by a moderate westerly wind.
Tonight, the sky is clear and the moon is bright on the skim of new white snow.
Beech Hill List
Beginning at 3:30 p.m., I hiked the open trail.
1. Mourning dove
2. Black-capped chickadee
3. Canada goose (v)
4. American crow
5. Herring gull
6. American coot
v = Voice only