Delicate Sounds of Nature

Verdin (Auriparus flaviceps)
From my Little Things of Nature Portfolio -- Sketches Afield.
Know nature. Learn to be still.


Everyday, just as the sun begins to rise, there's a brief span of time when the natural world tries to remind the noisy and distracted humans of my city of nature's beauty. Shortly before the cacophony of yapping dogs, leaf blowers, and car traffic fills the air, a tiny songbird, whose population is declining because of loss of habitat, sings its delicate three-note song to welcome the day.

Are you listening?

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