Residents of San Juan Capistrano, Calif., know
it’s spring when the cliff swallows return
to make their nests at the mission there.
At Bellarmine University, we know spring has arrived when a pair of
Canada geese return to build a nest on the roof over the entrance to the
2120 Building on campus. It’s a great
location for birds, perched as it is between the
Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve and the Bellarmine Farm. After the
geese – which we’ve affectionately named Bella and Ermine – settle in,
we anxiously await the arrival of their fluffy yellow offspring. We
thought you’d like to watch as well. Check back
often: The babies won’t stick around long once those eggs hatch.