Rambling with Clyde
By Janet Alred, 10 March 2011.
On Thursday, six people dripped their way around the Lang Bay Fish Hatchery where there were no dippers to be seen as they have all gone up to the mountains to breed in the fast water. We crossed the road to look at the mouth of Lang Creek and on the way saw a killdeer pretending it had a nest, but it was too early.
There were very few birds in the estuary so we drove over to Michael Stewart’s place and hiked her back lanes. En route we saw and heard an eagle on its nest. Down on the beach we saw black oyster catchers, mew gulls and glaucous-winged gulls and an Anna’s hummingbird greeted us in Michael’s backyard.