Can you see the salt marsh to the right? Well under that cover of ice, is a rich and abundantly nourishing area where the fresh water from land above, flows down to meet the river bringing with it all kinds of tasty food. I suspected we might see a lot of bird activity but Oh My Gosh. On that day, the list included, Canada Geese, Bald Eagle, American Kestral, Buffleheads, Loons and Merganzers. A week or so ago, Suz saw a vulture and yes, she showed me the photo and it was definitely a Turkey Vulture. So rare here in Nova Scotia, which makes me wonder how did this bird manage with all this snow? The marsh is a treasure, as all marshlands are, and how lucky they are to have it in front of their home. Better than watching television!
So we sat inside, looking out through the door: