My First Sora

When I visited our wetlands a couple of weeks ago, right after they cleared some of the reeds, I was surprised with the opportunity to see a sora foraging for food in full view. I would have missed him had it not been for the friendly birder sharing his discovery with passers by. I have…

Reflections: cool birds 😎

Yesterday morning I went back to our wetlands park for the first time since they removed some of the dried reeds to open up the water areas. Not only did I discover some new birds, but I captured some beautiful reflections perfect for Lisa Coleman’s Bird Week Challenge: Reflection of Birds. I also discovered I…

Come walk with me…

Join me as I walk through my magical wetlands wonderland. My oasis in the desert where I clear my head of life’s worries: Yesterday I visited late morning. The weather was wonderful and there were several other friendly visitors. As I crossed the bridge to enter the park, I looked down to see this beautiful…

Bobcat has my heart 🤎

“The life of the wood, meadow, and lake go on without us. Flowers bloom, set seed and die back; squirrels hide nuts in the fall and scold all year long; bobcats track the snowy lake in winter; deer browse the willow shoots in spring. Humans are but intruders who have presumed the right to be…

Adult Black-crowned Night-Heron

I discovered this beauty near the end of my walk around the wetlands this morning. I have this week off work and have enjoyed daily photo walks as the mornings are starting to cool down. I recently posted what I believe is a young Night-Heron (see post here). He may have been attempting to nap,…