|Size comparable to a killdeer|
|Pectoral sandpiper pair|
I went to bed early with my clock set for 12:20 A.M. so I could get up and watch the eclipse. It was beautiful and, as the light from the moon faded, orion was joined by legions of stars. But we had a partly cloudy sky and finally it closed in altogether, just as the eclipse was at its fullest.
|Eclipse is well on the way but partially hidden by clouds|
|The last view I saw just before the moon was totally eclipsed|