08.01.2016

american wigeon   7 american coot   1,283 american bittern   1 american white pelican   1,229 great blue heron   36 snowy egret   3 great egret   3 american golden plover 6 black-crowned night heron   12 white-faced ibis   36 wilson’s phalarope  27 black-necked stilt   2 american avocet   6 lesser yellowlegs   1 eared grebe   69 western grebe   117 great horned owl   2 american kestrel   2

07.27.2016

“snowy egret and another bird that shows signs for a juvenile little blue heron; bicolored mostly gray bill with a dark tip, green-yellow loral skin and legs, and most importantly an upright and deliberate posture. juvenile little blue heron has been getting harassed by the snowy egret which are slightly bigger. the two birds were in the northern water and the smaller bird flew off and was immediately chased by the snowy egret. now both are on the shore of the south water” “look closely at the color and posture of the birds. snowy egrets keep their neck curled back,…

07.19.2016

“this afternoon i saw an american white pelican sitting in the sagebrush along the road down the west side of strawberry reservoir. two other birds were holding its left wing up when it walked through the sage and was well over a 1/2 mile from water.  the procession headed north, away from the water. towards strawberry ridge”

07.10.2016

  kitten peep through wire mesh for black bird chicks shadows of this day grows tall and slender the ginkgo leaves wave their grace with hundreds of million years tenacity. wary we recognise each other ; living fossils non-native citizens emigrants at home pray. with wings to rise above our sorrow [sea]

07.20.2016

— at det tordner om natten — at det tordner om morgenen — at husenes facader åbner ansigtet mod dagen   du er i et hvidt favntag. dun klæber som honning til huden. det regner efter regnen. drypper fra marehalm. svedig, luften er tung i lungerne falder vandet nedad du falder endnu. æsken er foret med dun du falder igennem og regn falder . barely breathing in  barely breathing out  awaiting. ripples. recur  all sounds of living to flow back    

06.29.2016

    ved opholdsvejr, falder dun fra dit bryst. stadigt flere flagrer ud når du fjerner dem som vælder ynglesæsoner fra dit hjerte uden ophør. efter regnen falder mere regn efter regnen vågner du i vand til livet du står på sandbunden med saltvandets opdrift mod huden. svaler fanger stille insekter de hænger som flydende. i rav i luftens væde     efter regnen drømmer du om hylden. lyser som pudrede mælkeveje på stilke sender deres pollen gennem luften/ud i universet dine fødder drømmer de går over sandet langsomt træder æskens sider frem i daggry havet glider ind gennem vinduet du…

12.06.2016

— quiet day on the beach, overcast. many plovers were sunbathing in the crisp morning. one place, there were more than six in the dunes