Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trumpeter Swan, Whitewater River backwaters.  The rusty color on the neck indicates that this one is not yet a full adult.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Even in dull sunlight this Grackle show off its breeding colors.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Fox Sparrow.  The first of these just arrived from down south today.  They need brushy habitat for cover.  They typically stay with us for about 2-4 weeks before heading farther north.  They are colorful and have a great song.

The Chickadee's were very busy feeding today.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Our resident Pine Squirrel is one of the first to arrive at our feeders after a fresh snow.  Got about 1 inch last night.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Tundra Swans.  A flock of about 40 came into one of the Iron Mine ponds south of Spring Valley, Mn.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Bald Eagle pair, Mississippi backwaters, New Albin, Iowa.  Also saw 9 flocks of Canada Geese go over our house in 1/2 hour this morning.