Many Hermit Thrushes were with their second nests this season.
The four-legged, silent marauders mow down your azaleas and roses, then decimate your hosta beds. A stand of white birch is chewed to bits and disappears overnight. Canadian geese camp on your lawn, leaving their nasty deposits. A murder of crows commandeers your pine trees for their noisy nurseries. You can fight back, or you can move over. You are in their wildlife corridor.
A fairly small bird, with a short, triangular crest and long fan-shaped tail, seen in the Church of Christ lands, Williams Lake watershed.
Sighted in the “flyway corridor” of the Purcell’s Cove Backlands
Which way does the water flow? The Williams Lake Watershed is surprisingly extensive, reaching from far north along Dunbrack Street (formerly Northwest Arm Drive), west and south into Spryfield, and beyond the Shaw Wilderness Park on the south and east end of the lake.