When we speak of spectacular events, we often think of events like the great migration in Kenya or the like but all around us are "lesser" spectacular events that take our breaths away!! In Columbia, SC at the Riverfront Park, each year the shad (fish) make their journey upstream to spawn, passing through an area full of rocks and a dam wherein the rangers have built a fish ladder to help the Shad navigate upstream. As the shad swim upstream in schools, somehow the birds are informed and arrive in great numbers to gorge themselves on the unlucky shad that happen to not reach the fish ladder and become lunch to gulls, herons, egrets, commorants, terns and other birds that gather at the dam area in anticipation of their arrival. When the conditions are just right, they are a sight to see!! I got on the road this morning at 6:30am to witness once again this feeding frenzy!! My friend and I were greeted with this sight!!
Friday, March 23, 2012
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Enjoying the Discovery of old Image Files.
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