Woodcock by the sea
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While humanity huddles in lockdown under the weight of a global pandemic, the natural world erupts as ever with the redemptive ebullience of spring.

It's low tide, just past sunset, and the woodcocks in the apple orchard by the shore are starting up their evening courtship performance. The waves roll on.