September 17th, 2021

Wildlife

Quailstorm

There are several flocks (I think they are family groups) of quail that visit the field next to us. Normally they seem to chase off other flocks, but a couple of evenings ago, while Lisa and I were sitting on the front porch enjoying pleasant weather, they seem to have put aside their differences in order to take advantage of the seed we had set out for them.

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Later, a couple of helicopters, presumably out of NAS Fallon (we get a lot of them here) flew by while a train passed on the main line.

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In the spring and autumn (and autumn seems to start around the first of September for this purpose), we can enjoy our porch, as it's neither too hot nor too cold.