Proof of Spring

The winter quiet of the farm has been replaced by spring serenades. Peepers and killdeer have returned! Check out the sound recordings on the links.

killdeer scouting for nest site?Here are killdeer in the field last week, apparently scouting for a nesting site. I wonder where and how many nests we will find in the fields this spring.

Killdeer eggs at Moraine Farm, April 2012This photo of the killdeer eggs is from last spring. Momma killdeer selected a spot right in the middle of the field for her nest! We plowed and planted around the nest.

Killdeer silhoutte March 26 2013

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