February 22, 2007
Visitors to the yard
We always put seeds out for the birds and now the deer come in each evening to check under the feeders.
We decided to put out cracked corn in small amounts, specifically for the deer.
Recently the have been coming in the afternoon which makes for better photos.
They come as close as 1 -2 feet from our living room window.
February 21, 2007
August to February
We were having a mild winter until February reared it's freezing head.
February 07, 2007
through the beach grasses.
They were on the individual stalks which bent under their weight.
There seemed to be a good supply of seeds.
So much for the yard feeders
February 05, 2007
The weather has been, well, winter like.
Colder than we are used to but it is winter.
Over at the marina there are only a few open patches.
Mergansers, bufflehead, goldeneye and other diving ducks are congregating in the open patches.
There are a number of coots, which I didn’t expect.
One ran over the ice to a second small opening, and then decided to make for the biggest patch.
Making a break for it
A running coot on ice is a treat to see.
The wind is pushing him sideways