Nature Through My Lens

Posts tagged “Ice

The King to Be

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Here’s a pretty one who by this coming summer with have a lovely White Crown. A juvenile, first winter White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) on ice, waiting for it’s Kingdom.


My Little Friend

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Here’s my little friend the Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) sitting on the Icicles in our garden. Brave little fellow for Dec. 31!


Ice Day

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Ice is the word today! After a night of freezing rain this American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) seems a little put out by it all! Can’t say I blame him!


Thinking of Spring

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This Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius) to have that far away look. Probably thinking of the joys of Spring


An Icy Morning

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A Dark-eyed Junco after a morning of freezing rain.


Slip Sliding Away

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A pair of Mallards having a bit of a job walking across the pond where they usually swim!


Not Amused

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When one gets one’s dinner from the bottom of the pond, the ice presents a quandary! ¬†Where the next meal comes from! ¬†Definitely “Not Amused!”


On Ice

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A pair of Mallards swimming in the lightly iced pond.


On Ice

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A Sandhill Crane stands forlornly on the frozen pond.


Hanging Out

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A mixed flock of ducks on a cold morning. With the water frozen over they all seemed to be standing around wondering what to do!


Sandies on Ice

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A pair of Sandhill Cranes venture out onto the frozen pond and enjoy the warmth of the sun on a cold December morning.


Together

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A pair of Mallards.


Walking

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With the temperature forecast to be below 0 for the next few days

our waterfowl friends will be walking like this Northern Shoveler hen.


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With the current cold snap the ducks are walking like drunkards!

With the current cold snap the ducks are walking like drunkards!