I spotted a bird on the edge of the wood.
He flitted and floated as much as he could.
No matter how valiant his effort to hide
His brilliant red eye was too easily spied.
Lorquin’s admiral is named for naturalist Pierre Joseph Michel Lorquin. Lorquin came from France to California during the Gold Rush and found treasures such as this.
For the birds that cannot soar, God has provided low branches. — Turkish proverb