What is happening here? A hungry swim of cormorants have pushed a stream of bait fish towards the shallow shore waters. The minnows are met by equally as hungry Snowy Egrets and Great Egrets waiting on the rocks. I’ve watched many egrets eat prey and they often toss it about in the air for half a minute before swallowing whole, I think to line it up so the fish or frog goes straight down its gullet. At that very moment when the egrets are adjusting their catch, the gulls swoop in and try to snatch the minnows from the egrets. This scene was filmed at Niles Beach. My friend Nancy shares that she has observed the egret and cormorant symbiotic feeding partnership many mornings over by where she lives on the Annisquam River.
Monthly Archives: October 2017
- Sotheby’s slide show announcing the sale of the Berkshire Museum collection
- *Berkshire Eagle complete list and images of the 40 works headed to auction
PITTSFIELD — Three sons of artist Norman Rockwell went to court Friday to stop the auction of 40 works owned by the Berkshire Museum, including two donated by their father. Their action represents the clearest challenge to date of the museum’s plan, announced in July, to sell art to improve its balance sheet and to renovate its South Street facility. – By Larry Parnass
map of Massachusetts museums-
So beautiful out there at anytime, but on Thursday was able to get out before it gets too dark and so the sun going down.
Looking east from the Chasm, the color was forming
Facing west where the sun was going down very quickly
Join Christina as she discusses cravings, weight imbalances, fatigue, heartburn, and the body’s many cries for help, and what they mean. This event is open to the public, so you do not need to be a CFCA member to attend. Since it is being held at a gym, please feel free to bring a beach chair as seating may be a bit limited/creative.