Sunday, October 14, 2018
An Illustrated Life List: Hermit Thrush
This afternoon I sit at a desk by the window the Hermit Thrushes flutter up from the ground to nab a berry, sometimes perching for a bit within view.
Snow fell in the morning. As the backyard garden disappeared under a thin layer of white and the thrushes kept coming for berries I had the satisfying sense that all my hours of work in the garden were for these Hermit Thrushes.
Seeing the berries eaten by these birds gives me a sense of completion for the year's garden season