Here is a shot of me and Mags heading down the Hudson Trail:
|"I hear birdies!"|
"I see squirrels!"
We heard all kinds of birdies and saw squirrels - and bunny prints! We didn't see the bunnies, but we sure did a lot of snoofing through the snow where they left their tracks! When we got home, we saw these guys in our trees:
|Another Cedar Waxwing|
The Waxwings are among Mom's favorite birds, so she was really happy!
We also did some walking out at Tuttle Creek State Park this week! Dad and Mags took the lead for a while, as Mom and I looked for little birdies.
|"Oh! Over there, Mom! Tiny birdie!"|
We saw this tiny Nuthatch:
|White Breasted Nuthatch|
And this Cardinal was trying to hide in the brush, but we spotted him!
|"How did you find me?"|
We stayed on the road instead of doing the trail that we like. Something about mud. That sounded good to me and Mags, but we didn't get a vote.
Once we got over to the River Pond, we saw our very favorite bird!
|Juvenile Bald Eagle|
There were several Bald Eagles out fishing and chasing each other! This young eagle was doing some ice fishing:
|"Here, fishie, fishie, fishie!!!"|
Because of the freeze-thaw, freeze-thaw phenomenon that we have, the shad (a kind of fishie) come up to the top of the pond and offer up great dining opportunities for the eagles, herons, gulls, and other fish-eaters.
We weren't with Mom when she took this photo, but here is an adult Bald Eagle doing some fishing:
Unless you're a fishie.
Anyway, remember when you're out on your walks to look all around you! There is so much beauty out there - it's sure to make you feel nice and serene!
|"Isn't this beautiful, Mags?"|
"It sure is, Cammie!"
If you'd like to see more of our mom's wildlife photos, please visit our Flickr site!
Have a wonderful Sunday!