I can’t tell you how long I have been looking forward to this. It is quiet again, so quiet I can hear the call and respond of two owls. One over here and one way over there across the river. Every winter I stand outside just to listen to them talk and wonder if they are the same owls or are they different owls?
One summer night my husband and I were walking down the street near our house and there was this cacophony of noise, a high chirping sound, almost like an electronic pinging.
It was then we realized that all of the trees were full of bats. It felt as if we’d walked into a large gathering, blocks and blocks of trees full of bats and they were all very excitedly talking to one another.
We could just barely see them flying in the air, it was twilight and extremely intense because neither of us had ever experienced this type of bat event, before or since.
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