Tag Archive: Sioux

May 28 2013

The Mallard talked and his enemy the Falcon heard.

The wintry winds had already begun to whistle and the waves to rise when the Drake and his mate gathered their half-grown brood together on the shore of their far northern lake. “Wife,” said he, “it is now time to take the children southward, to the Warm Countries which they have never yet seen!” Very …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.planetofbirds.com/the-mallard-talked-and-his-enemy-the-falcon-heard

May 28 2013

It is never wise to be loud if you are small and the Crane is near

In the heart of the woods there lay a cool, green pond. The shores of the pond were set with ranks of tall bulrushes that waved crisply in the wind, and in the shallow bays there were fleets of broad water lily leaves. Among the rushes and reeds and in the quiet water there dwelt …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.planetofbirds.com/it-is-never-wise-to-be-loud-if-you-are-small-and-the-crane-is-near