If it’s April, you know there’ll be graupel!

I know the rhyme’s not perfect, if you pronounce graupel correctly, but you’re probably here for the pictures anyway, and boy, do we have some pictures. On the island in the pond, the goose on the southern tip got up briefly to gave her eggs a turn this morning, and I can count at leastContinue reading “If it’s April, you know there’ll be graupel!”

Why do they let me publish without a title?

It was a cool and damp morning in Estabrook after the brief early shower, and all four moms-to-be were keeping their eggs warm: the two geese on the island and the two robins along the river. I hardly saw another creature, mammalian or avian, but I did finally manage to capture an image sufficient forContinue reading “Why do they let me publish without a title?”

A whole lotta incubatin’ goin’ on.

It was another beautiful April morning in the park, and I am thrilled to report that the incubating appears to continue undisturbed on the island in the pond. Here’s a quick shot of the two geese on their nests as the ganders keep watch nearby. Along the river, both our robins appear now to beContinue reading “A whole lotta incubatin’ goin’ on.”