Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Possum below our feeder.  Most think they are ugly-I think they are cute.

Sunset 11-27-2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Male Hairy Woodpecker.  The red at the back of the head indicates that this is a male.

Male Downy Woodpecker.  The Downy is about 1/2 the size of the Hairy and has a shorter beak compared to its head size than a Hairy.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Pine Siskin.  Pine Siskins are Goldfinch sized birds that come down from up north to spend the winter with us.  They also often hang around the feeders with the Goldfinches.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Several thousand Tundra Swans on the Mississippi today just south of Brownsville, Mn.

Swan dispute.

Snipe Mississippi backwaters.

Some of the shallower backwaters are iced up now.

Saw about 40 Bald Eagles today on our trip to the Mississippi.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Sandhill Cranes on a grey cold day in the backwaters of the Mississippi near New Albin, Iowa.  There are about 200 Tundra Swans just south of Brownsville, Mn-the big push is yet to come.