Thursday, April 22, 2010
Happy Earth Day!
Happy Earth Day to one and all! On Earth Day 2010, we were privileged to see these rare, endangered creatures, two Spotted Owls, roosting in Miller Canyon, in Arizona's Huachuca mountains. Along with the incredible diversity of other birds, flowers and mammals, we saw today, this Spotted Owl Birdcouple was a reminder of the wonders of the natural world, and our responsibility to protect them.
There's a lot of bad environmental news out there, but the fact that these birds still exist, and that a lot of people cared enough to hike up a mountain to see them - and might be touched enough to want to preserve them - is good news.
There's a lot to celebrate, and a lot to do. More soon on our incredible birding marathon-adventure here in southeast Arizona. Tonight's final thought: