Day Three: Playing Tourist

Spent the morning wandering through Seney National Wildlife Refuge.  Michigan was a home for trumpeter swans until they were hunted into extinction for ladies accessories in Europe in the 1800s.  A few from Canada and Alaska were reintroduced in the 1980s and they have succeeded quite well.  A swan was the first bird I saw.  I also saw my first bald eagle of the trip, though I do not have a picture–he was high in a tree quite a distance away.  I saw an eagle and an osprey nest.  I saw all kinds of birds–loons, ducks, finches, etc.  There was a beaver swimming around in one lake–many people know that on July 3, 2013 I was chased by an angry beaver in the Riley Outpatient Parking garage.  #NeverForget. Continue reading “Day Three: Playing Tourist”