Birds Heading South – We Are Heading North

Myrtle (Yellow-rumped) Warbler (Setophaga coronata) breeding ©WikiC

Looking forward to our northern birds to begin heading down for the winter. Actually, there have been reports already of migrating birds in various places around Florida. Unfortunately, some of them currently in Florida may be grounded for awhile until Tropical Storm Gordon blows out of the state.

“I would hasten my escape from the windy storm and tempest.” (Psalms 55:8 KJV)

Hurricane season gets active about the same time the fall migration gets underway. The Lord has given most of the birds the instinct to take cover during these disturbances.

We are currently headed the opposite direction. We are going North for a few days. Hope there will be a few birds left up there to enjoy while we are there. Dan has a High School reunion [60th] to attend. I will be visiting with a niece that I haven’t seen in years. When we get back home, maybe we will have some winter bird visitors already in Florida setting up their lawn chairs for the winter. That will give us some birding photos to take. Summer time is pretty slim on birding.

I am trusting the Lord to help me heal from my back surgery so we can get out and about with the birds again. So far, I am getting better, but still taking it easy. Also hope to get a few photos taken while on trip. Stay tuned!

3 thoughts on “Birds Heading South – We Are Heading North

  1. Family Circus is a cartoon series I would look at when I was a kid — WOW! — that goes back quite a few years (not to mention 9 grandkids). Hey Dan, congratulations on your 60th high school reunion. High school days were good ones for me, especially my senior year, when I got into some really good Bible study groups. But I remember being a sophomore in college best — because that covered about 5 or 6 years of my life. (No need to rush through college.)

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    • Wow! You got through fast! Too me 16 to get bachelor’s. 🙂🤗
      Dan had a great group he graduated with. Maybe less than 100 will show up. Most are in their late 70s now.


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