Friday, July 31, 2020


Yours truly gets memorized by swifts hunting for insects in a meadow, endlessly flying in ways that seem to defy physics as we know it. Wonderful, never-ending, the common swift does something, save for raising chicks, no other bird does ... it stays in the air without landing, for years.

Read Helen Macdonald's extraordinary article in its entirety. Worthwhile to the max.

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