A couple of trips to Forest Park got me these….this
sitting on a bush,
and singing its usual “treeeeee” song:
Another Value-For-Money bird in terms of colourful appearance is the
The birthday picnic we had for KTB was inaugurated by this
low down on a tree-trunk:
It didn't seem to be bothered by us at all:
Up and down he(or she) goes, looking for insects in the bark:
Andrea Kimberling suddenly found a caterpillar (not in her food, luckily, but only in her hair!)
And a little later, she came up with this green beauty:
After the picnic was over, we decided to let Mark show us the fledged
GREAT HORNED OWL
babies; here's the first one we saw (we didn't get to see the third one)
The second owlet was not too far away:
But we decided to go home then, and leave the park "to darkness and to him" as Gray would say!
But the very next morning, on my walk, I spotted this
which I had never seen before..what a beauty it is!
With Mark, I hope to spot a coyote or a fox soon….!