We had high wind warnings today. No damage done here and electricity stayed on. It was mostly gusty and rainy.
I am grateful for a talented husband who built a cover over our deck! I enjoyed the sound of the wind rushing across the hilltops through the trees and watching it ruffle the surface of the Alsea River.
We did only see one boat on the river today though.
This was the first time in a while that I’ve seen a Western Grebe here.
The Pied-billed Grebe is becoming my favorite duck. They are just so dang cute! We’ve had 2 hanging around for the last several days. They keep their distance from each other so sometimes I have to really watch to know whether there are 2 or just one. I haven’t heard their call but I’ve read it is pretty loud.